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Misconceptions in Primary Science

£9.99

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From the description on the back of the book:
"This essential book offers friendly support and practical advice for dealing with the common misconceptions encountered in the primary science classroom.
Most of the 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 pupils' learning
- Support for teachers who want to improve their own scientific subject knowledge

Michael Allen describes over 100 common misconceptions and their potential origins, and then explains the correct principles. He suggests creative activities to help students to grasp the underlying scientific concepts and bring them alive in the classroom.
This easy to navigate guide is grouped into three parts; life processes and living things; materials and their properties; and physical processes.

Michael Allen is Lecturer in Science Education at Brunel University, UK and has a PhD in science education."

Book is slightly worn in places e.g. remnants of a (removed) sticker in the bottom right corner of the back cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Michael Allen
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0335235883
ISBN-13:
9780335235889
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Open University Press, Mc Graw Hill

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About this item

From the description on the back of the book:
"This essential book offers friendly support and practical advice for dealing with the common misconceptions encountered in the primary science classroom.
Most of the 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 pupils' learning
- Support for teachers who want to improve their own scientific subject knowledge

Michael Allen describes over 100 common misconceptions and their potential origins, and then explains the correct principles. He suggests creative activities to help students to grasp the underlying scientific concepts and bring them alive in the classroom.
This easy to navigate guide is grouped into three parts; life processes and living things; materials and their properties; and physical processes.

Michael Allen is Lecturer in Science Education at Brunel University, UK and has a PhD in science education."

Book is slightly worn in places e.g. remnants of a (removed) sticker in the bottom right corner of the back cover.

Author(s):
Michael Allen
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0335235883
ISBN-13:
9780335235889
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Open University Press, Mc Graw Hill

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