3.1 VnR - Modelling Package
A content-free modelling tool designed to help children
describe the world in numerical and relative terms,
helping them to speculate on the relationship between
variables. Children can construct narratives and tell
stories as a first stage in theory building.
3.2 Using Digital Cameras and Microscopes to Promote
Examples of how digital cameras and microscopes can
be used as part of the QCA Scheme of Work. Includes
help on how to use the equipment, examples of pictures
and examples of elapsed time photography using the microscope.
3.3 Datalogging in the Environment
An introduction to the basic theory of datalogging,
including the setting-up process and a guide to running
the datalogger remotely and connected to the computer.
Also includes targeted worksheets for KS2 pupils.
3.4 Using Technology to Support Primary Science
Case studies from two Scottish schools, one very small
and one large, showing how a variety of technologies
has been used with children at all stages of primary
3.5 Integrating Planning for Science, ICT and Mathematics
Cross-curricular links between the QCA science and ICT
Schemes of Work and the National Numeracy Strategy for
primary pupils in Years 4, 5 and 6.