9780415260701

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools: A Reader

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    9780415260701

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    0415260701

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-05-03
  • Publisher: RoutledgeFalmer
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Summary

Recent years have seen a huge emphasis placed upon science as a core element of the school curriculum.Teaching Science in the Secondary Schoolintroduces and explores issues entailed in the teaching and learning of this subject.

Table of Contents

List of figures
x
List of tables
xi
List of abbreviations
xii
Sources xiv
Foreword xvii
Introduction xix
SECTION 1 Introduction 1(22)
The changing nature of science education
3(20)
Sandra Amos
Richard Boohan
SECTION 2 Science in the curriculum 23(44)
Introduction
25(2)
Towards a personalized science
27(13)
Derek Hodson
What is science?
40(15)
Michael Reiss
Practical work in science: time for a re-appraisal
55(12)
Jerry Wellington
SECTION 3 Curriculum innovation 67(62)
Introduction
69(2)
The emergence of primary science
71(11)
Alan Peacock
Science education: vocational and general approaches
82(12)
Mike Coles
The dilemma of science, technology and society education
94(8)
Joan Solomon
Analysing multi-cultural and anti-racist science education
102(11)
Reg Dennick
Towards a Science curriculum for public understanding
113(16)
Robin Millar
SECTION 4 Learners 129(84)
Introduction
131(2)
The fallacy of induction in science teaching
133(7)
Rosalind Driver
The demands of learning science concepts: issues of theory and practice
140(7)
John Leach
Philip Scott
Children's thinking and science learning
147(7)
Philip Adey
Learning science: Piaget and after
154(10)
Joan Bliss
Well, Mary, what are they saying here?
164(14)
Clive Sutton
Look! No hands! Practical science experiences in museums
178(11)
Janette Griffin
Science education: a gender perspective
189(12)
Patricia Murphy
Formative assessment: raising standards inside the classroom
201(12)
Paul Black
SECTION 5 Research 213(64)
Introduction
215(2)
Science education and research
217(6)
John Gilbert
A study of children's understanding of electricity in simple DC circuits
223(13)
David Shipstone
Progression in Children's understanding of a `basic' particle theory: a longitudinal study
236(14)
Philip Johnson
Children's ideas about ecology: theoretical background, design and methodology
250(13)
John Leach
Rosalind Deriver
Philip Scott
Colin Wood-Robinson
Research, theories of learning, principles of teaching and classroom practice: examples and issues
263(14)
Richard White
Index 277

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