Code: REP-830 Author: Kevin Rigg ISBN/EAN: 9781863976886
A fifteen book series containing hands-on science activities, experiments and lesson ideas for the busy primary teacher.
Learning activities focus on making balloon rockets and balloon vehicles, exploring the five senses, conducting a water taste test, and surveying the ecology and physical features of the school grounds.
Students will be involved in designing and constructing experiments to test hypotheses.
Specific science skills—including using data tables, measuring time and distance, surveying, researching and interpreting results—will be enhanced through these activities.
Students will also be involved in making simple written observations, gathering data, illustrating, labeling and constructing graphs, and assessing the fairness and validity of experiments.
Educational website references have been included where possible.
Equipment needed has been kept to a minimum to facilitate ease of planning.
Materials required for the activities should be readily available in science resource centres of schools.
All activities are outcome linked to the science strands of state curriculum documents.