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Teaching science in elementary and middle school : a cognitive and cultural approach

Author: Cory A Buxton; Eugene F Provenzo
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A synthesis of current knowledge in science education, cognition and culture, this text highlights the connectivity between content and pedagogy.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cory A Buxton; Eugene F Provenzo
ISBN: 9781412924979 1412924979 9781412954488 1412954487
OCLC Number: 72353389
Description: xxvi, 395 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Ch. 1. The nature of science --
Ch. 2. Science education in social context --
Ch. 3. Toward a philosophy of hands-on inquiry-based science education --
Ch. 4. Diverse learners in the science classroom --
Ch. 5. Observing as a scientist and as a science teacher --
Ch. 6. Understanding and teaching earth and space sciences --
Ch. 7. Understanding and teaching biology --
Ch. 8. Understanding and teaching chemistry --
Ch. 9. Understanding and teaching physics --
Ch. 10. Teacher professional development : growing as a teacher of science --
App. The National Science Education Standards for Science Content.
Responsibility: Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
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An introductory science curriculum and methods guide for pre-service teachers in primary and middle schools. It provides conceptual understanding of standards-based science content from the four  Read more...

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