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Study & Teaching

  • Reading Science Storiesby Joy Hakim; Susan Neff; Patti Frisch

    Joy Hakim 2015; US$ 9.99

    What do the ancients have to do with today's science? A whole lot, according to author Joy Hakim, who takes readers on a storyteller's journey that begins on the Greek islands with Pythagoras, who, in a toga-clad world, insists on wearing pants. Hakim continues with tales of some big name players, like Galileo, Newton, and Einstein, along with... more...

  • Make: The Annotated Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratoryby Windell Oskay; Raymond Barrett

    Maker Media, Inc 2015; US$ 12.99

    Raymond E. Barrett's Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratory is a classic book that took on an audacious task: to show young readers in the 1960s how to build a complete working science lab for chemistry, biology, and physics--and how to perform experiments with those tools. The experiments in this book are fearless and bold by today's standards--any... more...

  • A Discipline-Based Teaching and Learning Centerby Gili Marbach-Ad; Laura C. Egan; Katerina V Thompson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book gives guidance and resources for creating a disciplinary-based teaching and learning center and conducting professional development activities specifically tailored for science faculty and graduate students. more...

  • Science Investigationby Azra Moeed

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book reports the findings of an interpretive case study of the phenomenon of science investigation (science inquiry) from students? perspective. Data were collected from a class of twenty-four Year 11 students in a middle size, co-educational New Zealand school, through Science Laboratory Environment Inventory, student questionnaires, focus group... more...

  • Affective Dimensions in Chemistry Educationby Murat Kahveci; MaryKay Orgill

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00

    This is a unique resource for those wishing to address the affective domain as they research and solve problems in chemistry education. Contributions by world-leading experts cover both fundamental considerations and practical case studies. This work fills a gap in the literature of chemistry education, which so far has focussed mainly on the cognitive... more...

  • Guide to Teaching Computer Scienceby Orit Hazzan; Tami Lapidot; Noa Ragonis

    Springer London 2015; US$ 79.99

    Presents both a conceptual framework and detailed implementation guidelines for general computer science teaching Clearly written and structured to be applicable to all levels of education and for any teaching organization, without limiting its focus to instruction for any specific curriculum, programming language or paradigm Provides learning activities... more...

  • Eurekaby Chad Orzel

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 17.99

    Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or working out equations inaccessible to all but the initiated few. The idea that scientists are somehow smarter than the rest of us is a common, yet dangerous, misconception, getting us off the hook for not knowing—or caring—how... more...

  • Natural History Dioramasby Sue Dale Tunnicliffe; Annette Scheersoi

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book brings together in a unique perspective aspects of natural history dioramas, their history, construction and rationale, interpretation and educational importance, from a number of different countries, from the west coast of the USA, across Europe to China. It describes the journey of dioramas from their inception through development to visions... more...

  • Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2013/2014by Sabina Jeschke; Ingrid Isenhardt; Frank Hees; Klaus Henning

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book continues the tradition of its predecessors ?Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2009/2010 and 2011/2012? and includes a representative selection of scientific publications from researchers at the institute cluster IMA/ZLW & IfU.   IMA - Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering?... more...

  • EcoJustice, Citizen Science and Youth Activismby Michael P. Mueller; Deborah J. Tippins

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume draws on the ecojustice, citizen science and youth activism literature base in science education and applies the ideas to situated tensions as they are either analyzed theoretically or praxiologically within science education pedagogy. It uses ecojustice to evaluate the holistic connections between cultural and natural systems, environmentalism,... more...