This Nuffield Primary Science Teachers’ Guide for teaching the topic of The Earth in Space to children 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 children’s ideas in mind, the use of ICT and the development of cross-curricula topics

*Chapter 3: Exploring the Earth in Space – 3.1 Time; 3.2 Day and night; 3.3 The stars and the Solar System; 3.4 Seasonal changes

*Chapter 4: Assessment - examples with ways of matching evidence of children’s achievements with the targets of the National Curriculum

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

The second edition has an index.

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