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The Really Useful Science Book: A Framework of Knowledge for Primary Teachers / Edition 3

The Really Useful Science Book: A Framework of Knowledge for Primary Teachers / Edition 3

by Steve Farrow
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ISBN-13: 9780415385930
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Series: Really Useful Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Steve Farrow was Senior Lecturer in Science Education in the School of Education at Durham University, where he was also director of Primary ITT programmes.

Amy Strachan is Senior Lecturer in Primary Science Education at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, UK. She has more than 10 years of experience as Head of Science in international, state and independent schools and has produced teacher materials for both the BBC and Oxfam.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction Section 2: Life Processes and Living Things Key Idea 2.1. Characteristics of Living Things. Key Idea 2.2. Life Processes. Key Idea 2.3. Optimum Conditions for Survival. Key Idea 2.4. The Variety of Life. Key Idea 2.5. Adaptation to Environment. Key Idea 2.6. The Transfer of Energy. Section 3: Materials and Their Properties Key Ideas 3.1. The Particulate Nature of Matter. Key Ideas 3.2. Classification of Materials. Key Idea 3.3. Changing Materials. Key Idea 3.4. The Rock Cycle. Key Idea 3.5. The Water Cycle. Section 4: Physical Processes Key Idea 4.1. Sources and Form of Energy. Key Idea 4.2. Forces. Key Idea 4.3. The Earth and Beyond. Physical Processes: Schools National Curriculum Coverage. Initial Teacher Training National Curriculum Coverage

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