Primary Science Knowledge and Understanding by Graham A. Peacock, John Sharp, Rob Johnsey, Debbie Wright


Primary Science Knowledge and Understanding by Graham A. Peacock, John Sharp, Rob Johnsey, Debbie Wright

The essential subject knowledge text for primary science. Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. This comprehensive text includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 7th edition: - has been updated in line with the new primary science curriculum - includes a new chapter on 'Thinking Scientifically' - offers comprehensive coverage and research summaries reflecting the latest thinking. This highly recommended text helps trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of science.

About the Author

Graham Peacock is Principal Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University. He has taught children across the primary and secondary age ranges. John Sharp is Head of Research and Professor of Education Studies at the Centre for Educational Development and Research, Bishop Grosseteste University College. Rob Johnsey, formerly a primary school teacher, lectured in primary science in the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick for several years. Debbie Wright is the BEd (Primary) Programme Director at Rolle School of Education, University of Plymouth. She has extensive experience of primary teaching, and of lecturing in primary science education.

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256 pages


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Publication date

15th February 2014



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