Nelson International Primary Science

Offering full coverage of the Cambridge Primary Science Curriculum Framework

Nelson International Primary Science is presented in a fun, engaging and visually appealing manner, ensuring its accessibility to a wide variety of students. The course is practically focused, scientifically rigorous and culturally sensitive, making it ideal for use in international schools around the world.

Teachers' Guides

Teachers’ Guides accompanying Student Books 1–6 show how to deliver effective science teaching and how the ‘Scientific Enquiry’ strands of the syllabus can be woven into everyday science lessons. The guides provide a variety of practical activities which can be adapted depending on the facilities available at your school. In addition, detailed guidance on conducting the practical activities is also provided.


Workbooks provide assistance for students for in-class activities as well as further opportunities for encouraging independent work outside of school.

About the Author

Dr Anthony Russell is the author of many primary science courses and has extensive teaching experience throughout the world. He has taught in Europe and Africa and spent two years in central Asia working on a science curriculum development project for primary schools in the region. He is currently researching in the primary education sector for the University of London Institute of Education.

  • Practical experiments and activities using everyday materials encourage students to explore the world of Science in a hands-on way
  • Student books include a wide range of illustrations, diagrams and full-colour photographs that develop in style as students mature
  • Regular quizzes and assessments reinforce the knowledge students have acquired
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Series contains:

6 Workbooks

6 Student books

6 Teacher Guides

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Nelson International Primary Science