Science Education Products

  • Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School

    A Project-Based Learning Approach, 5th Edition

    By Joseph S. Krajcik, Charlene M. Czerniak

    Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School offers in-depth information about the fundamental features of project-based science and strategies for implementing the approach. In project-based science classrooms students investigate, use technology, develop artifacts, collaborate, and make…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • African Science Education

    Gendering Indigenous Knowledge in Nigeria

    Edited by Jamaine Abidogun

    Based on interrogation and review of historical and current cultural and indigenous knowledge combined with extensive curriculum and classroom analysis, this book identifies how indigenous science gender roles may be utilized to provide a more gender balanced and indigenous centered learning…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Supporting Science and Technology (1998)

    A Handbook for those who Assist in Early Years Settings

    By Ann Montague-Smith, Lorna Winstone

    Published in 1998. The Desirable Outcomes for pre-fives and the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 set out the requirements for learning from nursery through to the end of Key Stage 1 in both science and technology. This book will increase the confidence of the classroom assistants by offering…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Food and Cooking Skills Education

    Why teach people how to cook?

    By Anita Tull

    Food and Cooking Skills Education (FCSE) is a complex mix of policy and practicality, educational theory and pedagogy, classroom and government policy. This book shows how FCSE has been at the centre of a tussle between education and policy for decades. It reviews how FCSE has grappled with…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Young Children’s Developing Understanding of the Biological World

    Edited by Peter J. Marshall, Kimberly Brenneman

    This book explores current research on young children’s beliefs and knowledge about the biological world – otherwise known as ‘folkbiology’. Contributors discuss factors that shape the development of folkbiological knowledge, as well as possible interventions designed to counteract cognitive biases…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted

    Key issues and challenges

    Edited by Keith S Taber, Manabu Sumida

    In the spirit of encouraging international dialogue between researchers and practitioners, often working within isolated traditions, this book discusses perspectives on science education for the gifted informed by up-to-date research findings from a number of related fields. The book reviews…

    Paperback – 2018-01-13 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Doctoral Studies in Science Education

    Making the transition from educational practitioner to researcher

    Edited by Shirley Simon, Christina Ottander, Ilka Parchmann

    This book explores the ways in which small scale research studies arise from issues of practice, and how they are conceptualised, theorised and implemented using a variety of methodological approaches and frameworks. The narratives written by thirteen doctoral students tell real stories of projects…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge

  • Connecting Research and Practice for Educational Improvement

    Ethical and Equitable Approaches

    By Bronwyn Bevan, William R. Penuel

    Connecting Research and Practice for Educational Improvement presents powerful arguments and richly illustrated cases for how more collaborative relationships between researchers and educators can yield more relevant research that impacts practice. This book can be useful for anyone teaching or…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Creating Scientists

    Teaching and Assessing Science Practice for the NGSS

    By Christopher Moore

    Learn how to shift from teaching science content to teaching a more hands-on, inquiry-based approach, as required by the new Next Generation Science Standards. This practical book provides a clear, research verified framework for building lessons that teach scientific process and practice abilities…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Converging Perspectives on Conceptual Change

    Mapping an Emerging Paradigm in the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Tamer G. Amin, Olivia Levrini

    Conceptual change, how conceptual understanding is transformed, has been investigated extensively since the 1970s. The field has now grown into a multifaceted, interdisciplinary effort with strands of research in cognitive and developmental psychology, education, educational psychology, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Practical Ideas for Teaching Primary Science

    Inspiring Learning and Enjoyment

    By Peter Loxley

    Practical Ideas for Teaching Primary Science is a fun and interactive guide which supports teachers to design and deliver enjoyable science lessons. Peter Loxley explores different scientific topics – from growing plants and nutrition to forces and magnetism – with an emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

    Edited by John A. Cigliano, Heidi L. Ballard

    In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

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