Teaching primary computing without computers? The Computing curriculum is a challenge for primary school teachers. The realities of primary school resources mean limited access to computer hardware. But computing is about more than computers. Important aspects of the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science can be taught without any hardware. Children can learn to analyse problems and computational terms and apply computational thinking to solve problems without turning on a computer.



Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.

Edwin Powell Hubble (May 1929)


Science is the systematic endeavour to explain how everything in the universe works (no mean feat) and scientists are those undertaking this pursuit, developing an evergrowing body of scientific knowledge as they go. With around 7 million scientists across the globe, as a species we have amassed quite an understanding of the universe which we inhabit. Recent scientific discoveries of note include NASA's Kepler space telescope identifying a planet ...

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