Using their Brains in Science: Ideas for Children Aged 5 to 14


Hellen Ward

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    About the Author

    Hellen Ward is actively involved in science education, working as a science senior lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and with teachers in a number of local authorities. Hellen has written several books and a number of other publications, and has developed teaching resources and teaching materials to support the teaching and learning of science. She has also contributed to science television programmes, website and teaching resources for the BBC and the teacher training resource bank ( Hellen is Programme Director for Modular PGCE at Christ Church and is also an independent education consultant. Hellen is an active member of the Association for Science Education (ASE). She is a regional secretary and a regular contributor to both national and regional conferences. She is also a member of the Association for Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AIAA) and has published materials on assessment.


    This book would not have been completed without the help and support of many learners, teachers and headteachers. I would like to thank particularly Peter Hellman and the staff and pupils at Senacre Wood Primary School, Katrina Ware and the staff and children of Bobbing Village School, Maureen King and the children of Elphinstone Primary School and Caroline Weston and the children of Guestling Bradshaw Primary School.

    Thanks also go to Hugh Ritchie (who is skilled with a camera and is responsible for the photographs), to John Armstrong, my father, for the excellent artwork and to Keith Remnant, my husband, for his support and Charlotte for her editing and indexing skills.

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