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  • Inquiring Safelyby Terry Kwan; Juliana V. Texley

    National Science Teachers Association 2003; US$ 22.95

    Not your average safety guide, Inquiring Safely is a uniquely readable resource from experienced teachers who know both middle school science content and how middle school students behave. The authors go beyond the standard rules and regulations to discuss safety concepts in the context of real classrooms—and to help you make students your partners-in-safety... more...

  • Teaching With Purposeby John Penick; Robin Harris

    National Science Teachers Association 2005; US$ 21.95

    Teaching with Purpose provides a framework for coordinating your unique students and school with your desired educational outcomes and the education research literature. You can use this framework in several aspects of teaching: for planning lessons and units, selecting activities and curriculum, and analyzing your role as teacher. All this is explained... more...

  • What Einstein Told His Barberby Robert Wolke

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    What makes ice cubes cloudy? How do shark attacks make airplanes safer? Can a person traveling in a car at the speed of sound still hear the radio? Moreover, would they want to...? Do you often find yourself pondering life's little conundrums? Have you ever wondered why the ocean is blue? Or why birds don't get electrocuted when perching on high-voltage... more...

  • What is Science?by Klaus Jaffe

    UPA 2009; US$ 28.99

    This book seeks to define science conceptually. The emergence of science made possible the industrial revolution and the development of a multitude of scientific disciplines, all very successful in advancing understanding of the world and of ourselves. What makes science more efficient in advancing our knowledge than any other heuristics? more...

  • In Defense of Scienceby Frank R. Spellman; Joni Price-Bayer

    Government Institutes 2010; US$ 37.99

    Today, only a few people outside of the scientific community are conversant with the tradition of science and its many breakthroughs. The rest are scientifically illiterate. So say Frank R. Spellman and Joni Price-Bayer, authors of In Defense of Science: Why Scientific Literacy Matters. This book explains why ordinary citizens need to have an understanding... more...

  • I Used to Know That: General Scienceby Marianne Taylor

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    "I Used To Know That: General Science" is an easy and accessible trip down memory lane, helping you remember all those useful things from school which you have now forgotten. Take a look at all the sciences: biology, for example the human body, cell biology and genetics; chemistry, including the periodic table, fuels and pollution, metals and alloys;... more...

  • Democratic Science Teaching: Building the Expertise to Empower Low-Income Minority Youth in Scienceby Sreyashi Jhumki Basu; Angela Calabrese Barton

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    Democratic science pedagogy has the potential to shape learning outcomes and science engagement by taking on directly issues of pedagogy, learning, and social justice. In this text we provide a framework for democratic science teaching in order to interrogate the purposes and goals of science education in classrooms globally, as well as to call attention... more...

  • An Inquiry into Science Education, Where the Rubber Meets the Roadby Richard N. Steinberg

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    An inquiry into science education is an exploration into education in a context that is grounded and significant. It is written by a college professor of Physics and Science Education who spent sabbatical year as a full time science teacher in a neighborhood high school in a poor area of New York City. His varied experiences highlight the contrast... more...

  • The Invention of Science: Why History of Science Matters for the Classroomby Catherine Milne

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    The Invention of Science: Why History of Science Matters for the Classroom introduces readers to some of the developments that were key for the emergence of Eurocentric science, the discipline we call science. Using history this book explores how human groups and individuals were key to the invention of the discipline of we call science. All human... more...

  • Professional Development for Primary Teachers in Science and Technologyby Marc J. de Vries; Hanno van Keulen; Juliette Walma van der Molen

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    This book presents the research output of the Dutch project VTB-Pro, an internationally-oriented project that aimed at providing primary school teachers with the knowledge, abilities and attitudes that are necessary to implement science and technology education in their classes. An introductory chapter by Wynne Harlen and Pierre Lena positions this... more...