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Author Gillespie, Helena.

Title Science for primary school teachers / Helena Gillespie and Rob Gillespie
Published Maidenhead, England ; New York : McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 2007


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Description xii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Sect. 1. Learning and teaching science: the investigative process -- 1. How children learn about science -- 2. Planning for teaching and learning: the process of scientific enquiry -- 3. Finding help with teaching and learning in science on the Internet -- Sect. 2. Subject knowledge for primary school teachers -- Key concepts in science 2: life processes and living things -- 4. Life processes -- 5. Humans and other animals -- 6. Green plants -- 7. Variation and classification -- 8. Living things and their environment -- Key concepts in science 3: materials and their properties -- 9. Grouping and classifying materials -- 10. Changing materials -- 11. Separating mixtures -- Key Concepts in science 4: physical processes -- 12. Electricity -- 13. Forces and motion -- 14. Light and sound -- 15. The Earth and beyond -- Glossary: key scientific vocabulary for primary school children
Summary "Written to support teachers who need to boost their science knowledge, this book covers science knowledge in sufficient breadth and depth to enable you to teach science effectively up to the end of Key Stage 2, as well as the core teaching and learning issues involved in the investigative process."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-190) and index
Includes web resources
Subject Science -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Author Gillespie, Rob.
ISBN 0335220150 (paperback)
0335220169 (hbk.)
9780335220151 (paperback)
9780335220168 (hbk.)