This book presents a series of practical activities designed to help teachers build an effective science curriculum for more able children. It focuses on: developing higher order thinking skills using conceptual language; directed activities relating to text for developing higher order skills; and in-depth study topics that emphasize a "real product" outcome.

chapter 2|8 pages

Talk of Giftedness, Attainment and Gender

chapter 4|23 pages

Defining Thinking in the Curriculum

chapter 6|12 pages

Implications for Teaching – Thinking

chapter 10|8 pages

What to Look For in the Schemes of Work

chapter 11|7 pages

Using Science Attainment Target 1 (Sc1)