Science Education Products

  • 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 – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Social Pressures and Curriculum Innovation

    A Study of the Nuffield Foundation Science Teaching Project, 1st Edition

    By Mary Waring

    Originally published in 1979. This book is a study of the problems of functional and ideological adaptation of the curriculum in response to social change, based on a close investigation of a particular significant curriculum innovation, set up in 1962: the Nuffield Foundation Science Teaching…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum

  • The Teaching of Primary Science

    Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Richards, Derek Holford

    Originally published in 1983. This book provides the first overview of developments in primary science prior to and following the national survey of primary schools in 1978. Key issues central to contemporary policy and practice are identified, set in context and interrelated for teachers, students…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum

  • Sensemaking in Elementary Science

    Supporting Teacher Learning, 1st Edition

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

    Grounded in empirical research, this book offers concrete pathways to direct attention towards elementary science teaching that privileges sensemaking, rather than isolated activities and vocabulary. Outlining a clear vision for this shift using research-backed tools, pedagogies, and practices to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • 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

  • Teaching Science in Diverse Classrooms

    Real Science for Real Students, 1st Edition

    By Douglas B. Larkin

    As a distinctive voice in science education writing, Douglas Larkin provides a fresh perspective for science teachers who work to make real science accessible to all K-12 students. Through compelling anecdotes and vignettes, this book draws deeply on research to present a vision of successful and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-24
    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 – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • The Primary STEM Ideas Book

    Engaging Classroom Activities Combining Mathematics, Science and D&T, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Flinn, Anne 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 – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Innovation in the Science Curriculum

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

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