Publications

Teaching Primary Science Outdoors!

Teaching Primary Science Outdoors is a book packed full of outdoor science activities for primary children of all ages. Each activity is explained in detail and has guidance on assessment for learning, science capital as well as follow up and extension ideas. The book is supported by a downloadable resource pack. Buy your copy today!

"This book is a must have to help take your science lessons outside with clear lesson plans, photos for examples and extension/ follow up ideas.."

Book review


“The outdoor learning lesson was fab yesterday.  The children absolutely loved it!”

Subject Leader

After teaching States of Matter lesson

Journal of Emergent Science, Issue 21, June 2021

Practitioner Perspective: Why Choose to Learn Outside?

ASE Primary Science Leaders' Survival Guide 2021 Edition

Editors: Dave Allen, David Church and Helen Spring

ASE members only resource.


The Polar Explorer Cookbook

This resource provides five activities which support learning about food, diet, digestion and food preparation and preservation all set in the context of Polar Exploration.

This booklet has been provided by STEM Learning and is designed to support the Polar Explorer Programme.

Authors: Helen Spring and Bryony Turford (@priscigeeks)

Primary Science, Issue 169, September 2021

In Conversation with... Abi Reader

Coming soon!

Primary Science, Issue 159, September 2019

The science behind the 'wow' factor of outdoor learning.  

Primary Science, Issue 151, January 2018

Relating school science to real-world scientists

As Reviews Editor for the ASE's 'Primary Science', I regularly write book reviews and am always looking out for new book reviewers and primary science books to review.  Please contact me for more information.