Explaining Primary Science

Paul Chambers, Nicholas Souter

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Successful science teaching in primary schools requires a careful understanding of key scientific knowledge. This book covers all the major areas of science relevant for beginning primary school teachers, explaining key concepts from the ground up, helping trainees develop into confident science educators.

This new edition comes with:

· New guidance on teaching primary science today

· Activities to enhance your understanding of key teaching topics

· Links to national curricula for England, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand

· Videos of useful science experiments and demonstrations for the primary classroom
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages480
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2020


  • science education
  • school curriculum
  • primary school


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