Education: Science Education

  • 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

  • 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 E. 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

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Sensemaking in Elementary Science: Supporting Teacher Learning book cover

    Sensemaking in Elementary Science

    Supporting Teacher Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Davis, Carla Zembal-Saul, Sylvie Kademian

    In line with current reform efforts, including the Next Generation Science Standards, this volume offers concrete pathways to redirect attention away from activity-oriented and vocabulary-centered elementary science teaching and toward elementary science teaching that privileges sensemaking.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

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