Misconceptions in Primary Science
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Michael Allen
- Publish Date: 2010-02-01
This essential book offers friendly support and practical advice for dealing with the common misconceptions encountered in the primary science classroom.
Most pupils will arrive at the science lesson with previously formed ideas, based on prior reasoning or experience. However these ideas are often founded on common misconceptions, which if left unexplained can continue into adulthood. This handy book offers advice for teachers on how to recognise and correct such misconceptions.
Key features include:
- Examples from the entire range of QCA Scheme of Work topics for Key Stages 1 and 2
- Practical strategies to improve pupilsâ learning
- Support for teachers who want to improve their own scientific subject knowledge
This easy to navigate guide is grouped into three parts; life processes and living things; materials and their properties; and physical processes.