Science Fiction, Science Fact!

£24.99

Learning Science Through Well-Loved Stories

Description

Age Range: 5-7

Format: Paperback

Author: Jules Pottle

ISBN: 9781138290969

 

Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 5–7 is a book for story-loving primary teachers who want to find a creative way to teach science. Contextualising science in a story that pupils know and love, the book contains a wide range of activities and investigations to help Key Stage 1 pupils engage in science learning, while also extending aspects of the English national curriculum.

The book offers valuable support to busy teachers and, by ensuring science lessons are enjoyable and accessible for pupils, helps children get involved in investigations in a way that is memorable for them. Using coloured illustrations and diagrams throughout, the book contains:

the relevant scientific context alongside a link to one of nine exciting children’s stories;
clever and unique suggestions to ‘storify the science’
instructions for teachers to give to their pupils
tips on how to deliver the lesson in an immersive way
guidance on assessing pupils’ level of understanding
Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 5-7 is packed full of ideas for weaving science into cross-curricular lessons, and is an invigorating and essential resource for Key Stage 1 teachers and science co-ordinators seeking to inject some creativity into their science lessons.

Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1: How to Teach a Great Science Lesson
Chapter 2: Dinosaur Road (carnivores, herbivores and senses)
Chapter 3: Peace at Last (sound and hearing)
Chapter 4: Traction Man is Here (properties of materials)
Chapter 5: The Storm Whale in Winter (ice – melting and freezing)
Chapter 6: The Tiny Seed (growing plants)
Chapter 7: Goldilocks (healthy diet and exercise)
Chapter 8: The Odd Egg (animal life cycles)
Chapter 9: Pirates Love Underpants (science skills)
About The Author
Jules Pottle is a primary science specialist teacher with experience teaching in primary schools for over twenty years, and a trainer for Storytelling Schools, UK. She won the Primary Science Teaching Trust’s Primary Science Teacher of the Year in 2015.

Additional information

Age Range

5-7

Format

Books

Price Range

£21.00 – £40.00

Subject

Science – general

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