Macmillan Natural and Social Science

Macmillan Natural and Social Science is a new six-level course for children studying science in English. It develops children's knowledge of science, history and geography, while providing systematic development of English language and skills. Students develop investigative skills with easy-to-perform experiments and projects throughout the course. Activities are varied in their approach to motivate children's learning and to cater for differences in learning styles, with a focus on activities that develop critical thinking skills and autonomous learning.

An integral part of the course is its hands-on approach to learning science. Through practical investigations, children are encouraged to apply scientific thinking (making predictions and evaluating results), and to learn through doing.

Emphasis is placed on the science content throughout the course. The language has been carefully graded and structured to ensure the integral development of English language skills alongside biology, physics, geography, history and social science content.

Children are introduced to scientific investigation skills by carrying out experiments, collecting evidence, observing things around them, and recording their findings in charts or by drawing, labeling or writing results.

Content-based songs, raps and stories contextualize the concepts being learned, and can be played by the children at home as well as at in school on their Vocabulary and Songs CDs, packaged with the Pupil's Books in levels 1-2, and with the Activity Books in levels 3-6.

Revision pages at the end of every Pupil's Book unit review the main concepts and language, and contain a self-assessment section for children to evaluate their progress.

Accompanying interactive whiteboard material includes slide presentations; animations of scientific processes such as the water cycle; interactive posters with audio; and simulations of experiments, ideal for when real experiments can’t be done conveniently in class. 

Niveles: 1-2-3-4-5-6

Carga horaria: 3+ horas semanales.

Editorial: Macmillan Publishers

For Students

Student's Book  

Activity Book (only avaiable for level 3-6)  

Vocabulary and Songs CD


For Teachers

Teacher's Notes  

Class CD

Poster Pack

Flashcards (only avaiable for levels 1 & 2)

Photocopiable Resources CD

Digital Resources CD-ROMs  

Scope & Sequence