David Fulton Publishers
86 pages | 5 B/W Illus.
Jumpstart! Science provides teachers with a range of lively, short, fun activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum. It encourages teachers to develop creative approaches to motivating and engaging children in science. The activities are aimed at a number of areas of science from learning scientific words to recalling information and problem solving.
This fun book helps to ‘jumpstart’:
There are more than 55 engaging science games and activities in this book to ‘jumpstart’ science lessons in every Key Stage 1 and 2 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating, the science ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and add creativity to their science teaching.
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Jumpstarting Science Questioning 2. Jumpstarting Science Vocabulary 3. Jumpstarting Science Observation 4. Jumpstarting Science Analysis 5. Jumpstarting Researching Science Information 6. Jumpstarting Science Communication 7. Jumpstarting Science Revision
The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.