Explore the wonders of history, space, the natural world and more with Picturepedia. it's a mini-encyclopedia for kids on every page! From astonishing insects and outer-space to musical instruments and fascinating animals, Picturepedia explains every topic under (and including) the Sun. Uncover the secrets of prehistoric life using photographs, explore the human body through graphics and discover galleries of musical instruments in Picturepedia. Ideal for homework, projects or young curious minds, Picturepedia is a must-have encyclopedia for kids.
"10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun - and beyond, Picturepedia is the ultimate resource for kids ages 9- 12. Chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history cover insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more."--Publisher's website.
Exciting Cross-Curricular Challenges for Foundation Phase, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two
Author: Belle Wallace,Andrew Berry,Diana Cave
This highly practical resource book presents ways in which teachers can help to develop children's problem-solving and thinking skills through a range of exciting science topics. The book contains classroom-based activities which have been trialled and evaluated by teachers and children, and helpfully shows how the skills developed through rigorous scientific investigations can be used across all areas of the curriculum. The scientific curriculum requirements are extended with exciting and inspiring problem-solving activities that use scientific skills, for example: fair-testing pattern-seeking surveying classifying and identifying investigations over time designing testing and adapting an artefact open-ended exploration The book contains learning objectives for each activity, step by step guidelines for carrying out each problem-solving activity, basic equipment that's needed, examples of learner's work and guidelines for assessment. This book is a must-buy for all early years and primary school teachers keen to encourage an inclusive but differentiated approach to the development of problem-solving and thinking skills in their pupils.