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Living Things in Their Environment Teachers’ Guide (Ages 7-12)

This Nuffield Primary Science Teachers’ Guide for teaching the Living Things in their Environment topic, to students aged 7-12, is divided into five chapters:

*Chapter 1: Introduction - covering useful strategies, the SPACE approach and links to the National Curriculum

*Chapter 2: Planning - using the resources to plan topics with students' ideas in mind, the use of ICT and the development of cross-curricula topics.

*Chapter 3: Exploring living things in their environment – 3.1 Habitats and environmental change; 3.2 Feeding relationships between organisms; 3.3 Waste and decay 3.4 Effects of human activity on the environment

*Chapter 4: Assessment - examples with ways of matching evidence of students' achievements with the targets of the National Curriculum

*Chapter 5: Background science - explaining the scientific view of the content of the theme.

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