The Art of Teaching Primary Science

Synopsis

Offering a systematic introduction to the fundamentals of primary science instruction, this reference offers proven techniques for engaging students both within and outside the classroom. The research-based approach explores the ways teachers can combine their knowledge with children's innate curiosity about the natural world. Reflecting current research in science education, the theoretical underpinnings and classroom-tested strategies address the fundamental issues in teaching science in primary and early childhood years. The techniques for planning, teaching, research, and assessment cover key issues of science instruction- including scientific literacy, assimilating science and technology, and activities beyond the classroom- making this an excellent resource for teachers.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Allan Harrison
  • Coral Campbell
  • Russell Tytler
  • Ruth Hickey
  • Vaille Dawson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Crows Nest, N.S.W.
Publication year:
  • 2007