Science Education Products

  • 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 – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Innovation in the Science Curriculum

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-19 
    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 – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • 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

  • Slow Looking

    The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation

    By Shari Tishman

    Slow Looking provides a robust argument for the importance of slow looking in learning environments both general and specialized, formal and informal, and its connection to major concepts in teaching, learning, and knowledge. A museum-originated practice increasingly seen as holding wide…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Citizen Inquiry

    Synthesising Science and Inquiry Learning

    Edited by Christothea Herodotou, Mike Sharples, Eileen Scanlon

    Citizen Inquiry: Synthesising Science and Inquiry Learning is the first book of its kind to bring together the concepts of citizen science and inquiry-based learning to illustrate the pedagogical advantages of this approach. It shifts the emphasis of scientific investigations from scientists to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    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 – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Studies in Science Education in the Asia-Pacific Region

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Science Learning, Science Teaching

    4th Edition

    By Jerry Wellington, Gren Ireson

    Now fully updated in its fourth edition, Science Learning, Science Teaching offers an accessible, practical guide to creative classroom teaching and a comprehensive introduction to contemporary issues in science education. Aiming to encourage and assist professionals with the process of reflection…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • The Really Useful Science Book

    A Framework of Knowledge for Primary Teachers, 4th Edition

    By Steve Farrow, Amy Strachan

    Offering support to both trainee and practising teachers, the fourth edition of The Really Useful Science Book is the perfect tool for those who wish to extend their subject knowledge, enhance their teaching and create lessons which link directly to the National Curriculum. The easy-to-follow…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    The Really Useful

  • Teaching Science to Every Child

    Using Culture as a Starting Point, 3rd Edition

    By John Settlage, Sherry A. Southerland, Lara K. Smetana, Pamela S. Lottero-Perdue

    Ambitious and encouraging, this text for prospective and practicing elementary and middle school science teachers, grounded in contemporary science education reform, is a valuable resource that supplies concrete approaches to support the science and science-integrated engineering learning of each…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Teaching Gifted Learners in STEM Subjects

    Developing Talent in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

    Edited by Keith S. Taber, Manabu Sumida, Lynne McClure

    This book offers an overview of programmes designed to support the learning of gifted and talented students in STEM subjects, both to allow them to meet their potential and to encourage them to proceed towards careers in STEM areas. The chapters from a range of national contexts report on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Achievement and Gifted Education

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