|Classroom Gems: Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Science||
Classroom Gems: Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Science
This book aims to provide ready-made science lesson ideas that will considerably reduce the workload for many overburdened teachers. They can be easily adapted to suit varying levels of ability, and bring science to life.
The structure of the book mirrors the QCA scheme of work and separates chapters into year groups following the prescribed units for each year. This resource will provide a strong base of accessible ideas to enhance science education in the primary classroom.
Chapter 1 - Assessment for learning ideas
Chapter 2 - Graphic organisers
Chapter 3 - Life processes and living things - experiments
Chapter 4 - Materials and their properties - experiments
Chapter 5 - Physical processes - experiments
Chapter 6 - Games
Chapter 7 - Science and literacy activities
Classroom Gems – inspirational ideas for the primary classroom.
Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities, guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant.
Easily navigable, allowing you to choose the right activity quickly and easily, these invaluable resources are guaranteed to save you time and are a must-have tool to plan, prepare and deliver first-rate lessons.
Games, Ideas and Activities for Primary Science equips you with a bank of ideas to help ensure that every Science lesson is engaging, stimulating and enjoyable. Focusing on ideas and experiments for Life Processes and Living Things, Materials and their Properties and Physical Processes, as well as providing ideas for Assessment and quick Science games to use as starters or plenaries, Science has never been so much fun!
John Dabell trained as a primary teacher 15 years ago and his teaching career is now based in Nottingham. During that time he has trained as an Ofsted inspector and has worked as a national inservice provider and writer. John has written 1,000 education articles and is the author of four books and co-author of three other titles. See www.johndabell.co.uk.
John trained as a primary teacher 14 years ago and began his teaching career in the London Borough of Brent. He then continued his primary teaching in the Midlands and years later trained as an Ofsted inspector. John then worked as a national inservice provider and writer. He now works back in the classroom at in Nottingham. John has written over 1,000 education articles and is the author of three books and co-author of three other titles.