Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Science Teaching goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all science teachers must ask: 'What can I do to help my students become the scientists of the future?'
This comprehensive textbook is an accessible guide to those new to the profession of teaching science. Covering all aspects of the job, from planning through to teaching and assessment, it provides constructive, practical advice to help subject teachers become more effective in their work.
Practical work is an essential feature of science education. Questions have however been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy. This book considers the effectiveness of practical work and suggests that it is essentially a 'hands-on', rather than 'minds-on' activity.
Aspects of Teaching Secondary Science: Perspectives on Practice has been compiled to meet the needs of those teaching and training to teach the subject. Its structure reflects the different dimensions to learning science.
Provides reports on some available models of telescopes along with essential hints and tips about what to look for when buying. This book describes how best to use the telescope, which celestial objects to observe (with star charts to help find them), what you can expect to see, and how to take and even computer-enhance astronomical photographs.
Recent years have seen a huge emphasis placed upon science as a core element of the school curriculum. Teaching Science in the Secondary School introduces and explores issues entailed in the teaching and learning of this subject.
Written by an experienced teacher, this concise and trusted revision guide has now been updated. It includes everything students of all abilities need to build their exam confidence. Dedicated vocabulary exercises are included to support EAL students.
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new resource will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for science to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers day-to-day planning for Year 5.
Explores the concept of mental models in relation to the learning of science, and how we can apply this understanding when we teach science. Models-based science teaching embraces the creativity inherent in science and in learning. Practicing science teachers at all levels who want to explore new and better ways to frame and model science will find value in this book.