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  • A Practical Guide to Teaching Science in the Secondary Schoolby Douglas P. Newton

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95

    This practical and accessible workbook is designed to support student teachers as they develop their basic teaching skills and increase their broader knowledge and understanding for teaching science. Newly qualified and beginning teachers should also find it useful. It contains all the advice, guidance and resources new and student science teachers... more...

  • Active Learning in Secondary and College Science Classroomsby Joel Michael; Harold I. Modell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    The working model for "helping the learner to learn" presented in this book is relevant to any teaching context, but the focus here is on teaching in secondary and college science classrooms. Specifically, the goals of the text are to: *help secondary- and college-level science faculty examine and redefine their roles in the classroom; *define... more...

  • Exemplary Science in Grades 9-12by Robert Yager

    National Science Teachers Association 2005; US$ 24.95

    In this collection of 15 essays, educators describe successful programs they’ve developed to fulfill the National Science Education Standards’ vision for the reform of teaching, assessment, professional development, and content at the high school level. All the visions correspond with the Less Emphasis and More Emphasis conditions that conclude... more...

  • Science Educator's Guide to Laboratory Assessmentby Rodney Doran; Fred Chan; Pinchas Tamir

    National Science Teachers Association 2002; US$ 27.95

    Focus on frequent, accurate feedback with this newly expanded guide to understanding assessment. Field-tested and classroom ready, it's designed to help you reinforce productive learning habits while gauging your lessons' effectiveness. The book opens with an up-to-date discussion of assessment theory, research, and uses. Then comes a wealth... more...

  • The Science of Harry Potterby Roger Highfield

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 15.00

    Can Fluffy the three-headed dog be explained by advances in molecular biology? Could the discovery of cosmic "gravity-shielding effects" unlock the secret to the Nimbus 2000 broomstick's ability to fly? Is the griffin really none other than the dinosaur Protoceratops? Roger Highfield, author of the critically acclaimed The Physics of Christmas , explores... more...

  • Science Education for Gifted Learnersby Keith S. Taber

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 70.95

    Science is central to our modern technological society, yet many of the most able pupils who could become the scientists of tomorrow turn away from science as soon as they have a choice in their studies. Science is often seen to be difficult or boring, and fails to engage or challenge those who are most suited to excel in scientific studies. This... more...

  • Physics, Fun, and Beyondby Eduardo de Campos Valadares

    Pearson Education 2005; US$ 19.99

    ?The best magic is that which involves absolutely no sleight-of-hand, only the unexpected yet natural workings of nature. Physics, Fun, and Beyond is chock full of just this kind of magic?simple yet fascinating experiments, easy to follow and colorful drawings, and fun facts. Simply wonderful!? ? Roald Hoffmann , 1981 Nobel Prize Laureate... more...

  • Successful Science and Engineering Teachingby Calvin S. Kalman

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    The intent of this book is to describe how a professor can provide a learning environment that assists students to come to grips with the nature of science and engineering, to understand science and engineering concepts, and to solve problems in science and engineering courses. As such, this book is intended to be useful for any science or engineering... more...

  • Using Science Notebooks in Elementary Classroomsby Michael P. Klentschy

    National Science Teachers Association 2008; US$ 24.95

    Classroom teachers who want to begin using or who are currently including science notebooks as part of their instruction will find that Using Science Notebooks in Elementary Classrooms is a “must-have” resource for the development of scientific inquiry, literacy, and reasoning skills. This book makes the case for using science notebooks strategically—promoting... more...

  • Unscientific Americaby Chris Mooney; Sheril Kirshenbaum

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 15.99

    Climate change, the energy crisis, nuclear proliferation?many of the most urgent problems of the twenty-first century require scientific solutions, yet America is paying less and less attention to scientists. For every five hours of cable news, less than one minute is devoted to science, and the number of newspapers with science sections has shrunk... more...