Connecting with Science Education engages students in science learning by connecting theory to practice and demonstrating practice through in-depth experiments. Part 1 of this text focuses on the building knowledge of theory for teaching science to children from early childhood through to the middles years, with an array of activities for pre-service teachers to practise. Part 2 connects the experiments to the theory. This includes 5 experiments, each with multiple learning areas and each is adjustable for older and younger learners, clearly link back to the theory in part 1. Key features: Up-to-date with the most current research Covers early to middle years (K-10) Addresses the Australian Curriculum ensuring pre-service teachers are prepared for the science classroom 'Think about It' - Activities and questions that invite students to reflect on what they are learning 'Doing Science' - Classroom-based activities based around the themes explored in each chapter.

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