MPH Science Intl (2E) Textbook Primary 1
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The 2nd edition of My Pals are Here International Science offers a focus on awareness, collaboration, and critical and inventive thinking using an inquiry-based approach. The program is for grades 1-6 and based on the principles of engagement, exploration, explanation, elaboration, and evaluation.
There is now one Textbook, Activity Book, and Teacher’s Guide per grade (as compared to the A and B books in the first edition).
In the Textbook, each unit begins with an opener designed to introduce students to the topic of study through a relatable application and questions to consider. Each unit ends with summaries, self-test questions, a science glossary specific to that unit and a “Science Today” reading that introduces current scientific developments related to that unit concept.
The textbooks can be used in a school or home setting. By themselves, they provide information about science, with fascinating tidbits and colorful pictures and photographs in a magazine-like format. Included are many ideas for further exploration. They can thus be used as a jumping off point for further exploration using the internet or library books. Simple activities are included which lead up to the activities in the activity book. Some questions are posed in the text and margin. Each chapter is followed by a self-check test. Answers to these are in the Teacher’s Guide. British English is used.
Note that the 1st Edition and 2nd Edition books of My Pals Are Here Science are not interchangeable.
Unit 1: Me!
Unit 2: Caring for My Body
Unit 3: Living and Non-living Things
Unit 4: Animals
Unit 5: Plants
Unit 6: Things Around Me
Unit 7: Day and Night
Unit 8: Weather
Unit 9: Light and Heat
Unit 10: Pushes and Pulls