Switched on Science Second Edition

Put the 'Wow' back into your primary science teaching!

Switched on Science Second Edition is the most up to date primary science programme for EYFS to Year 6. Put working scientifically at the heart of your curriculum with six flexible units for each year, full of exciting new experiments and investigations. Each year group pack contains all of the guidance and resources you’ll need for your teaching, saving you hours of preparation time. The programme has been written by expert primary science author, Rosemary Feasey, so you can be confident that the programme is of the highest quality.

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Switched on Science in the Early Years: A complete early years foundation stage science programme

What's included?

Each Teacher’s Guide contains six flexible units that can fit easily into your science teaching. Each guide includes:
  • Step-by-step instructions for teaching the unit with emphasis on helping develop children’s investigative and working scientifically skills.
  • High quality photocopiable worksheets so you don’t have to make your own
  • Assessment activities and guidance, to help teachers identify children working at, above and towards the expected standard.
  • Clear links to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) helping you to build a broad and balanced curriculum.
  • Embedded CPD to build your confidence in teaching primary science.
  • All the units link to the Rising Stars Progression Framework for Science.

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Accompanying digital resources are available online at My Rising Stars. For each year group these include:
  • Front of class Powerpoints to structure your teaching
  • Downloadable worksheets so you don’t have to make your own
  • Digital interactive activities and modern videos to inspire children in the classroom
  • ‘How to’ videos to help your run the experiments included
  • Front of class videos to introduce each unit

All of the digital resources are available at no additional cost on a permanent basis for every teacher in your school.

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