Teaching tips

23rd September 2005 at 01:00
Begin with a discussion of scientific ideas.

It is more motivating to set a problem within a story, or a situation close to the children's lives.

Use different means to make records. Pictures with captions can be detailed and accurate.

Challenges in Primary Science by Helen Wilson and David Coates is published by David Fulton, pound;16.

AstraZeneca Science Teaching Project www.azteachscience.co.uk

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