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Celebrate British Science Week with Routledge!

BOOM, FIZZ, BANG...download fantastic free resources and help your students thrive this British Science Week! 



Investigate the best place to keep ice cubes in the classroom, make your own erupting volcano and understand the effects of acid rain this British Science Week! 

We have curated a fantastic free resource pack of chapters, experiments and a fun fact infographic for you to use in your classroom. 

Each resources pack includes...

Free Chapters

Chapter 7: Planning and assessing children’s science learning

Teaching Primary Science, 3rd Edition

Promoting Enjoyment and Developing Understanding
by Peter Loxley, Lyn Dawes, Linda Nicholls, Babs Dore

Written in a clear and accessible way, Teaching Primary Science provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of science themes. With a brand new chapter on STEM education, additional guidance on where to find the best resources, and increased emphasis on assessment, story-telling and problem-solving, this book shows how science can offer children pleasure and intellectual satisfaction and help them to develop sound scientific minds.


Chapter 1: The Idea of Evolution
Evolution of the Learning Brain

Or How You Got To Be So Smart...

by Paul Howard-Jones

An accessible writing style and numerous illustrations make Evolution of the Learning Brain an enthralling combination of biology, neuroscience and educational insight. Howard-Jones provides a fresh perspective on the nature of human learning that is exhaustively researched, exploring the implications of our most distant past for twenty-first-century education.


Free Classroom Experiments

The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments

100 easy ideas for primary school teachers
by Tracy-ann Aston


Get your class involved in science with the below experiments which can be performed in early years, primary or secondary school settings. 

  • The Ice Cube Challenge
  • Make a Volcano 
  • Investigate the Effects of Acid Rain


A Must Have Infographic

10 Fun Facts to Discover this British Science Week

Did you know that there is enough DNA in a person's body to stretch from Pluto to the Sun and back 17 times?

Discover more fun facts with your class in our British Science Week Infographic! 





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Featured Books

  • Evolution of the Learning Brain

    Or How You Got To Be So Smart..., 1st Edition

    By Paul Howard-Jones

    How does learning transform us biologically? What learning processes do we share with bacteria, jellyfish and monkeys? Is technology impacting on our evolution and what might the future hold for the learning brain? These are just some of the questions Paul Howard-Jones explores on a fascinating…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

  • Teaching Primary Science

    Promoting Enjoyment and Developing Understanding, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Loxley, Lyn Dawes, Linda Nicholls, Babs Dore

    This fully updated third edition brings science subject knowledge and pedagogy together to support, inform and inspire those training to teach primary science. Written in a clear and accessible way, Teaching Primary Science provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of science themes. With a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments

    100 easy ideas for primary school teachers, 1st Edition

    By Tracy-ann Aston

    The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments contains 100 simple-to-do science experiments that can be confidently carried out by any teacher in a primary school classroom with minimal (or no!) specialist equipment needed. The experiments in this book are broken down into easily manageable…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    The Really Useful

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About British Science Week

A 10 day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths it features fascinating, entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.

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