Curricular Links Science by Elaine Chantler


Curricular Links Science by Elaine Chantler

This Curricular-Links-Science series is a fresh look at popular primary science themes that provide engaging cross-curricular activities in every subject area, all linked to a main science theme, culminating in impressive and eye-catching, creative belair displays. These new books are designed for primary teachers incorporating a cross-curricular and topic based approach to planning. The books provide planning grids (with NC references) showing links to a variety of subjects, using the science theme as the starting point. One book for each year group/age band. The books are a valuable resource for science co-ordinators aiming to inject creativity and cross-curricular planning into science teaching. The books can be used alongside the QCA science schemes of work or as a stand-alone resource when planning. It features 6 popular science themes contained within each book. Example themes include: Forces and Movement, Electricity, Health and Growth, Changing Materials, Plants and Animals, Variation. With Planning Grids showing how activities link to other subject areas, including NC and QCA references where appropriate, making teacher planning much easier. The books have Practical Starting points in science, including activities for scientific enquiry. Also activities in Literacy and Maths linked to the main science theme. With further activities in other subjects such as Art, History, Geography, Design and Technology and PSHCE linked to the mains science theme. A photograph of a display fir each core subject and a variety of displays for non-core subjects-all linked to the main science theme.The book also contains a photocopiable activity sheet for science, literacy maths and other subject areas, linked to the main science theme, including helpful assessment ideas.

About the Author

Elaine Chantler has a wealth of experience teaching science and is an advances skilld teacher in science for the Kent LA, which she currently teaches Key Stage 1.

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Book Info


80 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 9


Elaine Chantler
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Publication date

30th June 2008



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