Ideas for the Primary Science Curriculum

This resource consists of guidance on teaching the key areas of the primary science curriculum and linked packages of teaching resources. Containing pedagogical advice, common misconceptions and scientific vocabulary, it aims to support schools and providers of initial teacher education (ITE) in their continuing professional development (CPD) and the implementation of the National Curriculum for science. The key areas, which have been identified by the Expert Subject Advisory Group as being particularly difficult to teach, are:

  • Fossils
  • Identifying and naming common plants, animals
  • Classification of plants and animals
  • Evolution and inheritance
  • Digestive system in humans
  • Forces – that motion can be transferred using gears and pulleys

Resource packages, created by specialists at the National STEM Learning Centre, to support all areas of the new primary curriculum can be found online at: www.stem.org.uk/primaryscience

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Age7-11
Published2010 to date
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saraheames

Hello
Is it just me and my computer? None of the links on these are working.
please help
Sarah