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Tried and Tested Primary Science Experiments

Practical Enhancements for Science in the Primary Curriculum

by Kirsty Bertenshaw


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The modern world needs more scientists and engineers, and good science education is key to filling this gap. Especially in the current climate of rapid curriculum changes, a lack of emphasis on training can result in unconfident teaching and monotonous lessons. To rectify this, this book offers methods to deliver the National Curriculum aims at primary school in an interesting, hands-on and fun fashion.

Tried and Tested Primary Science Experiments provides a practical step-by-step guide for all year groups, helping teachers to create more engaging and fun science lessons in the classroom. All experiments are simple to follow, fail-safe and are designed to enthuse and inspire students. It includes:

  • tried and tested guides to running successful science experiments;
  • clear instructions that outline the simple equipment required, how to carry out the experiments and what results to expect;
  • suggestions for adapting each activity to the special needs and interests of the students.
  • Aimed at primary school teachers and trainee teachers, this illustrated guide refers directly to the new curriculum and is an essential resource for every primary classroom.

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