Nuffield Primary Science: Students’ Books (Ages 5 – 7)

The students' books were intended to supplement classroom work but not to replace practical work. The books were generally not essential for the activities outlined in the Teachers' Guides.

Contents
Each book consists of 11 double-page spreads which are highly illustrated and colourful. Features of the books include:
*Stimulus spreads to raise questions, arouse curiosity and promote discussion
*Information spreads with a variety of secondary source material
*Activity ideas to form the basis for investigations
*Cross-curricula spreads with stories and poems, some with an historical or creative focus
*Examples of the applications of science in everyday life.

The titles
There are 11 books for students aged 5-7; one for each theme.
*A First Look at Time and Space
*A First Look at Electricity and Magnets
*A First Look at Moving Things
*A First Look at Light
*A First Look at Where Things Live
*A First Look at Different Plants and Animals
*A First Look at What Things are Made of
*A First Look at Rocks, Soil and Weather
*A First Look at Sound and Music
*A First Look at Energy
*A First Look at Different Plants and Animals

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A First Look at Electricity and Magnets

This Nuffield Primary Science book consists of 11 colourful, and highly illustrated, double-page spreads aimed at students aged 5-7:
*Keeping safe
*The mouse who knew better
*Magnets
*Things which use batteries
*Milk...

Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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A First Look at Moving Things

This Nuffield Primary Science book is for use in the Forces and Movement topic. It consists of 11 colourful, and highly illustrated, double-page spreads aimed at students aged 5-7:
*A day at the fair
*Pushes and pulls: weight
*Keeping safe near water
*What floats? What sinks?
*Getting...

Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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A First Look at Light

This Nuffield Primary Science book consists of 11 colourful, and highly illustrated, double-page spreads aimed at students aged 5-7:
*Making shadows
*Plant and animal colour
*Using mirrors
*Shadows
*Lights at night
*Reflections
*Mirror patterns
*Transparent things...

Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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A First Look at Living Things

This Nuffield Primary Science book is for use with the Living Processes topic. It consists of 11 colourful, and highly illustrated, double-page spreads, aimed at students aged 5-7:
*Are you my mother
*Eating and drinking
*Keeping healthy
*Growing
*Getting older
*Keeping clean...

Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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