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Understanding Science: activities and worksheets

Some pupils can find it difficult to grasp the concepts in the primary Science Programmes of Study. They want answers to questions such as: Why is the sky blue? 248 more words

Teaching Ideas

Thoughts on The Martian

The Martian as a book had much more to it, as books usually do. Movies, being a completely different medium, must digest and eliminate, must pare down and visualize. 365 more words


Minimester Musings: Writing and Illustrating Science Books for Children

As I mentioned in my earlier post, I’ve become quite intrigued by the idea of the minimester recently.  It’s a fascinating idea and I can’t help but think about minimester classes I’d like to offer.  364 more words

Science Education

Smashing Physics, Jon Butterworth

This is an amazing book on the journey leading up to the discovery of the Higgs boson. I have always been fascinated by Physics and have eagerly followed (or tried to, with my limited understanding!) the developments in particle physics theories and the experimental results. 396 more words


What's On My Shelf? (Part 3)

This week I round off the science and math sections of our shelves with a paper mache owl!

We have two sections of shelves this week. 1,290 more words


Consciousness and Self Replication

A new audiobook explores the mysteries of consciousness and the origins of life. LIFE ON THE EDGE is a fascinating overview of quantum biology, a relatively new field with many surprises and mysteries. 146 more words


What's On My Shelf? (Part 2)

This is part two of a tour around the bookshelves of my wife and I, continuing with our books of science and math and our Simpson’s Lego. 1,142 more words