MAX SCIENCE – PRIMARY: YEARS 1 – 6
Discovering through enquiry.
Ignite scientific-enquiry, teach critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and independent learning through a vibrant and stimulating approach to primary science.
Written by a highly experienced team of authors with a shared philosophy of learning grounded in world-leading science education research and global, leading methodologies.
Max Science primary – Discovering through Enquiry features:
- 100% match to the Cambridge Primary Science Curriculum Framework (stages 1 – 6).
- Integrates and clearly identifies the skills of scientific enquiry and critical thinking.
- All materials are international in content, flexible and adaptable for all global regions.
- There is English language support across all the resources to support teachers and learners whose first language may not be English.
- As part of the Macmillan Education International Curriculum ‘Promise’, the course includes:
- continuous assessment
- school-home journal
- easy-to-use digital components
- tools for independent learning
- full teacher support including professional development.
Student Books 1-6
Written and designed by leading science educators, these books form the basis for active, enquiry-based classroom learning:
- In full colour throughout
- In line with the requirements for the Cambridge Primary Science curriculum framework.
- Each topic is introduced through engaging activities designed to stimulate creative scientific thinking.
- Whole class teaching is focused on firmly embedding the concepts through active individual, pair and group activities and carefully scaffolded learning.
- Units end with checklists and consolidation sections to ensure learners understand the key concepts.
Workbooks are designed for extended practice and consolidation in class or at home:
- Learners are able to express and record the development of their scientific thinking through carefully thought out games, quizzes questions and activities.
- Pages are clearly cross-referenced with the corresponding stage in the Student Books.
The Journals provide a unique way to engage parents in their child’s learning as well as providing the opportunity for reflective practice. They are packed full of:
- Engaging practical activities that not only back up the scientific concepts introduced in the classroom but also show how science is all around us all the time.
Teacher’s Guide 1-6
- The Teacher’s Guide comes with full support to help teachers plan and deliver active, engaging and productive lessons, offering:
- Guidance on assessment and differentiation.
- A section on potential scientific language challenges students may face in each topic.
- Full answers to all activities are also provided.
Teacher’s Presentation Kit 1-6
The Teacher’s Presentation Kit offers
- a suite of easy-to-use materials for interactive whiteboards or projectors
- a digital version of the Student Book enhanced with scientific language activities for front of class teaching
- A packed resource centre full of activity sheets that can be downloaded and printed
- Word cards and audio glossary for scientific vocabulary learning
- Teacher’s notes and full answers for all activities.