During my teacher training we had to write a masters’ level essay on the implementation of the How Science Works component of the English secondary science curriculum. There was a bit of confusion as to what this really was, and many schools seemed to view it as a bolt-on exercise to appear intermittently (if at all) to tick boxes. It was seen principally as the ‘scientific method’, which meant to most people ‘how to design and carry out an experiment’.
But there’s so much more to it than this. Rather than making intermittent appearances, it transcends the curriculum, read more here:
Christian Moore Anderson