The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary science. Covering the key skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary science. The 5th edition of this popular text includes new features making specific links to Every Child Matters and outlining how ICT can be embedded into the teaching of primary science. This text is an indispensable guide for primary trainees on the theory and practice required for effective and creative science teaching. Includes features and activities to help the reader make essential links between theory and practice.