Education: Science Education

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Science in Diverse Classrooms: Real Science for Real Students book cover

    Teaching Science in Diverse Classrooms

    Real Science for Real Students, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Larkin

    This book offers science teachers a new way of thinking about their work by drawing on cutting-edge research that explores new methods and strategies to make science accessible to K-12 students. Through engaging anecdotes and vignettes, this book empathizes with the challenges faced by contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Emerging Biology in the Early Years: How Young Children Learn about the Living World book cover

    Emerging Biology in the Early Years

    How Young Children Learn about the Living World, 1st Edition

    By Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

    This inspiring text celebrates young children as "emergent biologists" and explains how their natural inquisitiveness and curiosity can be harnessed to increase early understanding of scientific concepts, and so lay the foundations for future learning about the living world. Full of practical tips…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge

  • STEM in Early Childhood Education: How Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Strengthen Learning book cover

    STEM in Early Childhood Education

    How Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Strengthen Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Cohen, Sandra Waite-Stupiansky

    Bringing together a diverse cohort of experts, STEM in Early Childhood Education explores the ways STEM can be integrated into early childhood curricula, highlighting recent research and innovations in the field, and implications for both practice and policy. Based on the argument that high-quality…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science book cover

    What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What Is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science. Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Tried and Tested Primary Science Experiments: Practical Enhancements for Science in the Primary Curriculum book cover

    Tried and Tested Primary Science Experiments

    Practical Enhancements for Science in the Primary Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Kirsty Bertenshaw

    The modern world needs more scientists and engineers, and good science education is key to filling this gap. Especially in the current climate of rapid curriculum changes, a lack of emphasis on training can result in unconfident teaching and monotonous lessons. To rectify this, this book offers…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

  • The Primary STEM Ideas Book: Engaging Classroom Activities Combining Mathematics, Science and D&T book cover

    The Primary STEM Ideas Book

    Engaging Classroom Activities Combining Mathematics, Science and D&T, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dr Flinn, Anne Dr Mulligan

    The Primary STEM Ideas Book is designed to promote the integrated teaching of STEM in the primary classroom by providing teachers with lesson ideas for investigations and projects. The statutory requirements of the National Curriculum for science, mathematics and design and technology are…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Representations of Nature of Science in School Science Textbooks: A Global Perspective book cover

    Representations of Nature of Science in School Science Textbooks

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine V. McDonald, Fouad Abd-El-Khalick

    Bringing together international research on nature of science (NOS) representations in science textbooks, the unique analyses presented in this volume provides a global perspective on NOS from elementary to college level and discusses the practical implications in various regions across the globe.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Innovation in the Science Curriculum book cover

    Innovation in the Science Curriculum

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Olson

    Of all the subjects in the school curriculum, science has been a most common target of the reformer’s zeal. As a consequence, school science has featured frequently in studies of change in evaluation exercises and has also attracted the interest of social scientists. There have been others who have…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education: The selected works of Justin Dillon book cover

    Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The selected works of Justin Dillon, 1st Edition

    By Justin Dillon

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions—so the world can read them in a single…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Studies in Science Education in the Asia-Pacific Region book cover

    Studies in Science Education in the Asia-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by May May Hung Cheng, Alister Jones, Cathy Buntting

    Consistent with international trends, there is an active pursuit of more engaging science education in the Asia-Pacific region. The aim of this book is to bring together some examples of research being undertaken at a range of levels, from studies of curriculum and assessment tools, to classroom…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • STEM Literacies in Makerspaces: Implications for Learning, Teaching, and Research book cover

    STEM Literacies in Makerspaces

    Implications for Learning, Teaching, and Research, 1st Edition

    By Eli Tucker-Raymond, Brian E. Gravel

    Providing an original framework for the study of makerspaces in a literacy context, this book bridges the scholarship of literacy studies and STEM and offers a window into the practices that makers learn and interact with. Tucker-Raymond and Gravel define and illustrate five key STEM…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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