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Science Knowledge for Primary Teachers: Understanding the Science in the QCA Scheme [Paperback]

Linda Gillard
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24 Jan 2006 1843121883 978-1843121886

Specifically structured around the QCA schemes of work, this book focuses upon developing the science subject knowledge of the reader up to the standards needed for QTS. It provides:

  • clear explanations of the major science "concepts" a primary teacher needs to teach the National Curriculum effectively
  • illustrations of how this knowledge can be applied in everyday teaching and planning
  • direct links within each chapter to the QCA schemes of work
  • review questions and discussion points to aid understanding and comprehension.

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  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: David Fulton Publishers (24 Jan 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1843121883
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843121886
  • Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 18.9 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 396,345 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Explanations of scientific concepts and theories are clear, accurate and concise throughout the text and the language is at a level which even non-science specialists should be able to grasp." JBE, Volume 40, Number 2, Spring 2006

About the Author

Linda Gillard is Senior Lecturer in Science Education and is Deputy Principal of Whitelands College at the University of Surrey Roehampton. Linda also delivers very highly rated and over-subscribed supplementary knowledge support courses in science.

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excellent service - unfortunately although this book was on my uni reading list, I found it quite hard going having not studied science since I left school in 1995 probably a better book to use once you have the basics in place.
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