chapter  13
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Practical work for the gifted in science

ByALAN WEST

This chapter will focus on the nature of practical work in science, in relation to the needs of the gifted, and will consider:

• the types and purposes of different types of practical work used in science teaching;

• student responses to practical work; • the type of practical work that is most likely to engage, motivate,

challenge and stretch gifted learners.