Starting Science Book 1: Materials by Andrew Parker, Jane Stamford


Starting Science Book 1: Materials by Andrew Parker, Jane Stamford

The Starting Science books reinforce key skills and concepts required by the National curriculum for Science at Key Stage 1. Working with an adult, children using this series will gain first-hand experience of scientific techniques such as observation, exploration, prediction and recording and evaluating evidence. Notes for teachers and parents provide details of the equipment and materials needed for the investigations. Starting Science Book 1 covers Attainment Target 3, Materials and their Properties, including: recognising the properties of common materials (for example texture and appearance), identifying materials and sorting them according to similarities and differences, describing ways in which some materials can be changed by heating and cooling or other processes, knowing that certain processes are non-reversible and understanding the suitability of materials for different purposes (for example being waterproof).

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30 pages


Andrew Parker, Jane Stamford
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Publication date

31st March 2000



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