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Science Knowledge for Primary Teachers : Understanding the Science in the QCA Scheme - Linda Gillard

Science Knowledge for Primary Teachers

Understanding the Science in the QCA Scheme

Paperback Published: 30th April 2005
ISBN: 9781843121886
Number Of Pages: 184

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Specifically structured around the QCA schemes of work, this book focuses upon developing the science subject knowledge of the reader up to the standards needed for QTS. It provides: Clear explanations of the major science "concepts" a primary teacher needs to teach the National Curriculum effectively; Illustrations of how this knowledge can be applied in everyday teaching and planning; Direct links within each chapter to the QCA schemes of work; Review questions and discussion points to aid understanding and comprehension; This easy-to-use text is an essential read for trainee and practising teachers needing to improve their knowledge, understanding and confidence within primary science.

"Explanations of scientific concepts and theories are clear, accurate and concise throughout the text and the language is at a level which even non-science specialists should be able to grasp." JBE, Volume 40, Number 2, Spring 2006

Exploring science ideas
Human biology
Plant biology
The environment
DNA and variation
Classifying chemicals
Chemical properties and kinetic theory
Chemical changes and basic geology
Forces in Key Stage 1
Forces in Key Stage 2
Light
Sound
Electricity
Energy
Bibliography
Glossary
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ISBN: 9781843121886
ISBN-10: 1843121883
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 30th April 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 19.1  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1