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Teaching science in secondary schools : a reader

Teaching science in secondary schools : a reader

Author: Sandra Amos; Richard Boohan
Publisher: New York : Routledge Falmer, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Recent years have seen a huge emphasis placed upon science as a core element of the school curriculum. Teaching Science in the Secondary School introduces and explores issues entailed in the teaching  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Amos; Richard Boohan
ISBN: 041526071X 9780415260718
OCLC Number: 912307916
Notes: Published in association with the Open University.
Description: 284 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Introduction 1. The Changing Nature of Science Education Part II: Science in the Curriculum 2. Towards a Personal Science 3. What is Science? 4. Practical Work in Science: Time for Re-appraisal Part III Curriculum Innovation 5. The Emergence of Primary Science 6. Science Education: Vocational and General Approaches 7. The Dilemma of Science, Technology and Society Education 8. Analysing Multicultural and Anti-racist Science Education 9. Towards a Science Curriculum for Public Understanding Part IV Learners 10. The Fallacy of Induction in Science Teaching 11. The Demands of Learning Science Concepts - Issues of Theory and Practice 12. Children's Thinking and Science Learning 13. Learning Science: Paiget and After 14. Well Mary What are They Saying Here? 15. Look! No Hands! Practical Science Experiments in Museums 16. Science Education a Gender Perspective 17. Formative Assessment: Raising Standards Inside the Classroom Part V Research 18. Science Education and Research 19. A Study of Children's Understanding of Electricity in Simple DC Circuits 20. Progression in Children's Understanding of a Basic Particle Theory: A Longitudinal Study 21. Children's Ideas about Ecology: Theoretical Background, Design and Methodology 22. Research, Theories of Learning, Principles of Teaching and Classroom Practice: Examples and Issues
Responsibility: [edited by]Sandra Amos, Richard Boohan.


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