Connecting Science Pupil's Guide, Handbook by Mark Edwards, Sue Hocking, Beverly Rickwood


Connecting Science Pupil's Guide, Handbook by Mark Edwards, Sue Hocking, Beverly Rickwood

Connecting Science is a new enquiry-based course that offers complete flexibility to enable personalised learning across Key Stage 3. The Pupil's Guide provides complete coverage of Key Stage 3 Science in a single reference volume. The Teachers Guides provide plans for Core and Options lessons matched to the Pupil's Guide topics, while the Lesson Builder tool within Dynamic Learning enables complete flexibility in lesson design and activity choice. Pupils use the Guide to look up key facts and explanations, when working on tasks independently or in groups. Each spread combines detailed illustrations with clear explanations of key scientific ideas and models. Practical and enquiry skills and understanding evidence are developed in a range of contexts, emphasising the importance of science in everyday life. Things to think about boxes fire pupils curiosity and encourage them to find explanations and ask further questions. The website also gives pupils access to: An interactive copy of the Pupil's Guide that is fully searchable Self-assessment checklist of targets for each topic Background information and suggested, vetted weblinks ASE and the Centre for Science Education are delighted to be working with Hodder Education to support relevant and contemporary Science in your Key Stage 3 teaching through full integration of Upd8 Topicals with Connecting Science and Science. Visit or to find out more about this exclusive partnership.

About the Author

Mark Edwards is an experienced Physics teacher (with 15 years experience) currently teaching at St. Peters School, York where he was also a housemaster for 6 years. As a writer he has contributed to the bestselling CGP revision guides, workbooks and exam papers for GCSE and A level Physics. He has also written the WH Smith Challenge Science books for KS3 science. Sue Hocking is an experienced Biology teacher and senior examiner. Beverly Rickwood is a former Head of Science, has been a Key Stage 3 Science Consultant and is now an Applied Science examiner and freelance education consultant and writer.

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240 pages


Mark Edwards, Sue Hocking, Beverly Rickwood
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Publication date

25th April 2008



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