The Nature of Science 2nd Edition Textbook and Student Workbook (2-Pack)

THE NATURE OF SCIENCE 2nd Edition TEXTBOOK 

The Nature of Science 2nd Edition is a new Junior Cycle Science textbook and student workbook package designed for the JC Science Specification.

This new 2nd Edition package contains:

  • A new and comprehensive Student Workbook allowing students to enhance their understanding of the relevant topics and to develop key scientific skills.
  • The all-important Exam-Style Questions at the end of each chapter of the textbook and in each chapter of the workbook, allowing students to practise answering the type of questions they will find on the JC exam paper.
  • Clear CBA Guidelines are provided in a dedicated chapter and suggested starting ideas for the CBA1: and CBA2:  appear throughout the textbook.
  • Clear presentation and layout of content to ensure comprehensive and efficient coverage of examinable topics.
  • Extensive range of activities including Investigations , Activities  and Research this  tasks to develop students’ scientific thinking, literacy and numeracy.
  • All Learning Outcomes of the JC Science Specification with specific Learning Outcomes indicated at the beginning of each chapter (Nature of Science Learning Outcomes are addressed throughout the textbook).
  • End-of-chapter assessment includes:
  • Chapter Summary: Revising key points of chapter
  • Knowledge questions: Fill-in-the-blank exercises
  • Understanding questions: More in-depth questions testing students’ comprehension
  • Thinking questions: Analytical questions asking students to apply their understanding.
  • Exam-Style Questions: Original questions written in the exam style to familiarise students with the type of question found on the JC Science exam paper.

Powerpoint files for teachers

Colourful and informative powerpoint files for teachers to access.

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Answer Key

Answer keys available to teachers.

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Learning outcomes
All Learning Outcomes of the JC Science Specification with specific Learning Outcomes indicated at the beginning of each chapter (Nature of Science Learning Outcomes are addressed throughout the textbook).
Extensive activities
Extensive range of activities including Investigations , Activities and Research this tasks to develop students’ scientific thinking, literacy and numeracy.
End-of-chapter assessement
End-of-chapter assessment includes: Chapter Summary, Knowledge questions, Understanding and many more.