Investigating : Australian primary science journal
Australian Science Teachers Association
Place of publication
Magill, S. Aust
The authors have been involved with a group of primary school children since 1998, exploring their science learning in the first years of school. This article describes an activity run with two classes in grade 1, focussing on their ideas about plants. The activity involves constructing a terrarium and using it to challenge children's ideas about the conditions for plant growth.
Field of Research
130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy