Science Education Products

  • Nature Education with Young Children

    Integrating Inquiry and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel R. Meier, Stephanie Sisk-Hilton

    Nature Education with Young Children is a thoughtful, sophisticated teacher resource that blends theory and practice on nature education, children's inquiry-based learning, and reflective teaching. The book’s guiding conceptual framework is founded upon the integration of four key ideas for…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25

  • International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals

    The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment,…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17

  • Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology

    Issues and Dilemmas - A Reader in Science Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by John K. Gilbert, Susan M. Stocklmayer

    Science communication seeks to engage individuals and groups with evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences of science and technology. This text provides an overview of this burgeoning field ─ the issues with which it deals, important influences that affect it,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-26

  • Children's Ways with Science and Literacy

    Integrated Multimodal Enactments in Urban Elementary Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Varelas, Christine C. Pappas

    Science is often a forgotten subject in early elementary grades as various mandates require teachers to focus on teaching young students to achieve specific reading and mathematical competencies. This book offers specific examples and empirical evidence of how integrated science-literacy curriculum…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19

  • Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM

    The Role of Minority Serving Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

    To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that…

    Paperback – 2012-11-07

  • Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    Issues, Reflections, and Ways Forward, 1st Edition

    Edited by Léonie Rennie, Grady Venville, John Wallace

    How can curriculum integration of school science with the related disciplines of technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) enhance students’ skills and their ability to link what they learn in school with the world outside the classroom? Featuring actual case studies of teachers’ attempts to…

    Paperback – 2012-05-11
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • From 'Science in the Making' to Understanding the Nature of Science

    An Overview for Science Educators, 1st Edition

    By Mansoor Niaz

     The Nature of Science is highly topical among science teacher educators and researchers. Increasingly, it is a mandated topic in state curriculum documents. This book draws together recent research on Nature of Science studies within a historical and philosophical framework suitable for…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14

  • Learning Gardens and Sustainability Education

    Bringing Life to Schools and Schools to Life, 1st Edition

    By Dilafruz Williams, Jonathan Brown

    Offering a fresh approach to bringing life to schools and schools to life, this book goes beyond touting the benefits of learning gardens to survey them as a whole-systems design solution with potential to address myriad interrelated social, ecological, and educational issues.  The theoretical…

    Paperback – 2011-11-10

  • Science Learning and Instruction

    Taking Advantage of Technology to Promote Knowledge Integration, 1st Edition

    By Marcia C. Linn, Bat-Sheva Eylon

    Science Learning and Instruction describes advances in understanding the nature of science learning and their implications for the design of science instruction. The authors show how design patterns, design principles, and professional development opportunities coalesce to create and sustain…

    Paperback – 2011-04-11

  • The Primary Science and Technology Encyclopedia

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Collier, Dan Davies, Alan Howe, Kendra McMahon

    Unique in its field, The Primary Science Encyclopedia brings together in one indispensable reference volume over 250 entries covering a wide range of topics and ideas. The book provides clear descriptions, definitions and explanations of difficult scientific concepts, carefully chosen to reflect…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

  • Teaching Science Creatively

    1st Edition

    By Dan Davies, Deb McGregor

    How can you unlock your own creativity to help children learn science creatively? How do you bring the world of ‘real science’ into the classroom? Where does science fit in a creative curriculum? Teaching Science Creatively explores how creative teaching can harness primary-aged children’s sense of…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

  • How Science Works

    Exploring effective pedagogy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Toplis

    How Science Works provides student and practising teachers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most dramatic changes to the secondary science curriculum.  Underpinned by the latest research in the field, it explores the emergence and meaning of How Science Works and reviews major…

    Paperback – 2010-11-24

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