Thinking through science 3 red: teacher's book
This brand new course for Key Stage 3 Science brings together proven approaches to the development of pupils' thinking skills and the requirements of the National Curriculum for Science.
Pupils learn to 'think about their thinking' whilst developing their knowledge and understanding of science within the context of the QCA Scheme of Work. The order in which specific skills are introduced is based on many years' research into pupils' cognitive development. Arises directly from the CASE project and cultivates a thinking skills approach to science. Highlights issues raised by the Science Strategy. Uses the latest ideas for effective learning in line with pupils' cognitive development. Prepares pupils for assessment of Sc1. Provides methods to promote peer interaction. Highlights the use of mental modelling in science.
Teacher's notes for each chapter include: key learning objectives advice on timing links to other chapters and prior learning pupil's misconceptions skills covered teaching tips answers attainment level language for learning technician's notes including safety cross-curricular issues including numeracy and literacy
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