Science Education Products

  • 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

  • Neanderthals in the Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marie Watts

    This book discusses evolution as the intersection where religious beliefs meet science. This unique interplay has led to an active anti-evolution movement in the US, which causes widespread confusion among the general American public and acts as a seed for students' misconceptions about the theory…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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, 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

  • Writing for Engineering and Science Students

    Staking your Claim, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Rau

    Writing for Engineering and Science Students is a clear and practical guide for anyone undertaking either academic or technical writing. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience of teaching students from different fields and cultures, and designed to be accessible to both international students…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Elementary STEM Education

    Unpacking Standards and Implementing Practice-Based Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Sherri Cianca

    This textbook offers practical guidelines for integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into the elementary curriculum in the context of addressing real-world problems, all the while cultivating in students high-level thinking and problem solving. Designed to equip future…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Theory and Best Practices in Science Communication Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Todd P. Newman

    This edited volume reports on the growing body of research in science communication training and identifies best practices for communication training programs around the world. Theory and Best Practices in Science Communication Training provides a critical overview of this emerging field. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • 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 – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • 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, 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, 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 – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge

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