Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC): Primary School Resources

The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC) has a long history of producing science education resources that look at how science is applied in real-life contexts. The resources in this collection allow children to gain investigative skills, understand scientific concepts and also enjoy group work. The materials contain extensive teacher guidance, background information and chidren's activity sheets. The materials are also suitable for developing links with local science-based companies as they illustrate how classroom science can be applied in a range of industrial contexts. The activities cover a wide range of curriculum science and technology. They help to: * enhance teaching of science and technology * engage children by placing investigations in meaningful contexts * help teachers and local industry to gain a better understanding of each others' work * show the role played by science-based industry in society

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Generating Electricity

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these resources help to put curriculum science in a real life context. The activities provide opportunities for children to extend their understanding of electricity by applying it to the concepts of electricity generation and its use in the...

Medicines for Pets

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these resources help to put curriculum science in a real life context. The activities use the pharmaceutical industry as a real life context to encourage children to look at the properties of materials, changing state and separation techniques....

Medicines from Microbes

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), these resources help to put curriculum science in a real life context. The activities provide an opportunity for children to think about micro-organisms and come to understand that they can be both helpful and harmful. This approach makes the...

Pencils, Poems and Princesses

Produced by The Centre for Industry Education Collaboration (CIEC), this resource follows a storybook approach to science. The materials are divided into three sections, each looking at a different aspect of science but always linked to the use of stories as an exciting and motivating context for young children....

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