Topical science

Primary (P5-P7)

  • Watch Newsround, the local and/or national news and talk to your child about the science stories.
  • Discuss stories you read in the newspaper or magazine.

Secondary/senior phase

  • Read books on famous scientists (for example Thomas Addison, Alexander Graham Bell, Alexander Fleming) and discuss how they have contributed to research and development.

(Taken from Parentzone, Education Scotland)