You are here

Resources to help you transition to teaching online

Instructors: To support your transition to online learning, please see our resources and tools page whether you are teaching in the UK, or teaching outside of the UK.

Inspection copy update April 2020: Due to the current restrictions in place in response to COVID-19, our inspection copy policy has changed. Please refer to our updated inspection copy policy for full details. If you have recently placed an inspection copy order with us, we will be in touch to advise of any changes.

Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding
Share

Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding

Ninth Edition


January 2021 | 336 pages | Learning Matters


All the subject knowledge students need to teach primary science.

Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. To help your students master this, this comprehensive text includes subject knowledge from each part of the primary science curriculum and comes with a wide range of resources so students can test their growing knowledge as they progress through the course. 

  • an online science subject knowledge audit with the ability to share results
  • end of chapter self-assessment questions 
  • Interactive tasks
  • a science subject knowledge checklist
  • useful weblinks for primary science teaching
  • Recommended further reading
This new edition comes with a new chapter on science in curriculum.
 
Introduction
 
Science in the National Curriculum
 
Working scientifically
 
Functioning of organisms: green plants
 
Functioning of organisms: animals including humans
 
Evolution and inheritance
 
Living things and their habitats
 
Materials
 
Changes of materials
 
Rocks, soils and fossils
 
Electricity
 
Energy
 
Forces and magnets
 
Light
 
Sound
 
Earth and space

Preview this book

For instructors

Please select a format:

Select a Purchasing Option


Paperback
ISBN: 9781529715965
£21.99

Hardcover
ISBN: 9781529715972
£65.00