Oxford Smart Activate 1 Student Book

Inspiring the next generation of scientists? That's Smart

Author Jo Locke, Author Helen Reynolds, Author Philippa Gardom Hulme, and Series Editor Andrew Chandler-Grevatt

Suitable for:  11-14 students; KS3 Science teachers and students

Price:  £20.00

ISBN: 978-1382021067
Publication date: 12/05/2022

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Oxford Smart Activate Student Book 1 motivates and inspires Year 7 students to think like and see themselves as future scientists. Part of the Oxford Smart Curriculum Service, this book provides a learning experience that holds high aspirations for all students; building on what they’ve learned at KS2 and easing progression to GCSE and beyond.


  • Trialled by UK Pioneer schools to ensure every aspect works for all students and all teachers
  • Core science topics are introduced using real-world contexts and inspiring examples
  • Content has been carefully sequenced to build ideas across and between topics and subjects
  • Unit openers show how the content fits with prior knowledge and inspire awe and wonder
  • Chapter openers and summaries orient the student in their learning journey and show what comes next
  • Book pages have been designed to minimise cognitive load to maintain student motivation
  • Metacognitive methods are embedded to promote student independence and develop self-regulated learners
  • Developing/Secure/Extending assessment framework is embedded throughout to ensure knowledge and skills are captured and secured
  • Ebook available

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