Teaching Secondary Science: Constructing Meaning and Developing Understanding

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Page numbers in italics denote tables, those in bold denote figures.
16+ 208–11
A-levels 208–11; history of 243; note taking 78
accidents 185; and safety 194–8
accuracy (of readings) 113; trial runs 15
acid rain 112, 132; in Atmosphere xii
acids and pH 112; ideas for teaching 131–3
active learning 64–70; ideas for 54, 58, 66; at 16+ 208–11; behaviour management 190; plants 151–5; see also reading; talking; writing
air: air resistance 50, 68–9, 70; burning see burning; germination 155; life see respiration; particles; petrol and air 49; 118, 119, 123; plants see photosynthesis; reactive metals 204; respiration see respiration; rusting see rusting; sound see sound; weight of 43, 48, 144; see also exhaust gas; hot air
air track 69, 143–4
alkali metals, reactions and safety 203–6, 204, 205
alternative ideas see misconceptions
animal: meaning in science 40, 44, 49–50; see also cell; food chain; living
apprenticeships 208, 229, 233
APU (Assessment of Performance Unit) 244
assessment 167; for learning (AfL) 176–83; formative 41–53, 72–3, 176–8 (see also telleach-other); summative 176; see also exams; marking; risk assessment
Association for Science Education (ASE) x, 95, 231–3, 236; and safety 195, 201–2-4, 190–1; history of 235, 243–4
astronomy 93, 158–62
atmosphere xi, 24; model 144–5; see also greenhouse effect
atoms: have mass 47–8; indestructible/ conservation of 117–21; misconceptions 117–24, 118; models 49, 83, 98, 119, 124–6, 126, 153, teaching about 120–4; see also equations; particles
attention span 71
audience: for talking 86; for writing 90
Ausubel 58, 58
behaviour management 188–90, 192
biohazards 200–2
biology 37, 146–57; see also specific subject topic
biomass: burning 24, 28; food chains 127; fuel 228; photosynthesis 128–9
blood bank (Richard Drew) 224
blood circulation 86–7, 149–50
Bloom’s Taxonomy 171, 171
brainstorm 53–4
Brenda and Friends 244, 245
Brownian motion 121–2
Bruner 58, 58
Bunsen: Burner 60, 123, 130–1, 199, 205; valve 205, 205
burn: burns to the skin 186; char/flame-burn 36, 36–8, 89, 103, 105; combustion 36, 42, 47, 55, 56, 88, 89, 126–8, 127; constructive process 36–8, 88, 89, 117, 129, 135; misconceptions 36–8, 47; metals 123, 203–4; products of burning see oxides; see also candle; fuel; fuel– oxygen system; oxides
burr diagrams 54, 88
candle 42, 47; lesson idea 59–61, 123, 129
carbon 28, 77, 124, 203; cycle 127, 129; footprint 27, 56, 121, 129, 245–6; see also carbon dioxide; food; fuel; greenhouse gases, photosynthesis
carbon dioxide see burn; exhaust gas; fossil fuel; greenhouse gases; respiration
card sorting 80–1, 82
cartoons see concept cartoon™
CD-rom: see Science Issues and the National Curriculum
cell (biology) 74, 87, 146; animal 87, 220; division 146, 150–1; model of 221; plant 220, 154

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