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Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding (Achieving QTS Series) [Paperback]

Graham A Peacock , John Sharp , Rob Johnsey , Debbie Wright
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17 May 2012 0857258990 978-0857258991 Sixth edition
The Sixth Edition of this popular core text is the essential subject knowledge book for primary science. Helping trainees to establish and consolidate a secure subject knowledge and understanding of primary science, it promotes the development of confident, creative and effective teachers. This Sixth Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards.

Providing full coverage of the required subject knowledge for primary science, this is a core text for primary trainees working towards QTS. Self assessment questions enable reader to understand their own level of knowledge and an M level extension feature in all chapters suggests avenues for further study at Masters level. Research summaries include the latest works in primary science and throughout interactive tasks engage the reader with the text, helping them to link theory and practice.

Trainees will find it helpful to use this book alongside Primary Science Teaching Theory and Practice.

About the Achieving QTS series

All the books in this successful series support trainees through their initial teacher training and guide them in the acquisition of their subject knowledge, understanding and classroom practice. All new titles within the series link to the 2012 Teachers' Standards and take into account recent changes in Initial Teacher Training.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Learning Matters; Sixth edition edition (17 May 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857258990
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857258991
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 17 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,443 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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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5.0 out of 5 stars Useful Information 28 July 2013
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Useful for my course and has helped me to remember the science I had forgotten from school. Breaks down ideas into understandable chunks.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Useful 21 Jan 2014
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It is very useful if you need to brush up on your knowledge in Science. It was on my reading list, so I bought it but I did regret buying it, only because I didn't need help with my subject knowledge.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what I needed 23 Dec 2013
This is a fantastic book that gives you plenty of referenceable quotes and sources to use for any science assignment you may encounter when becoming a teacher.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good refresher! 31 Oct 2013
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This book serves as a good refresher for all that science that you forgot you even knew. Clear chapters and sub sections to make it easier to digest.
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