This book is especially useful for those students starting a primary teacher training course that are not confident in science or lack knowledge of the science areas/material they must know and understand to teach science competently. The structure allows students to write their own action plan and test their subject knowledge at a stage appropriate to them.
An must if you need to audit your science knowledge,
This book is current and up to date and reflects the change in the primary National Curriculum.
It is sufficiently detailed to support my trainees through their own subject knowledge development.
very useful for student teachers who do not have a background in science
As well as the test and audit this book contains useful sections on confidence and competence.
Common misconceptions are highlighted and reference to useful readings and research to explore these further are included.
This is useful for identifying strengths and weaknesses in relation to different topics in Science.