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  • ICT and Primary Scienceby Nick Easingwood; John Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    Throughout this book, the authors emphasize that primary science is at its best as a practical, hands-on experience for children. When ICT is used in an integral way, it can enable practical work to be done at a more sophisticated level, helping children to make sense of their findings. The book includes several case studies from primary classrooms... more...

  • Science Teacher Educationby Sandra K. Abell

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 52.75

    Analysis of past developments in teacher education in Pakistan has shown that substantial progress has been made in this field. It has, however, been pointed out that education of science teachers still needs much improvement. At the present, there is an emergent need to meet the shortage of qualified science teachers and at the same time to bring... more...

  • The Nature of Science in Science Educationby W.F. McComas

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 73.61

    Ourpredilection for premature acceptance and assertion, ouraversionto suspendedjudgment, are signs that we tend naturally to cut short the process oftesting. We are satisfied with superficial and immediate sho- visioned applications. . . . Science represents the safeguard ofthe race againstthese natural propensities and theevilswhich flow fromthem.... more...

  • Technology, Science Teaching, and Literacyby Kenneth P. King

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 73.61

    This book deals with the use of technology in science teaching. The author is not, nor has ever had an intention of being a “techie. ” Rather, I spent the first decade of my professional life as a high school physics teacher, making occasional uses of technology to further student understanding and to automate my own teaching practices. During my graduate... more...

  • Global Science Literacyby V. J. Mayer

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 159.50

    The authors propose the science curriculum concept of Global Science Literacy justifying its use internationally with reference to the nature of science, the probable direction of science in the new millennium, the capability for GSL to develop inter-cultural understanding, and its relevance to non-Western cultures and traditions. GSL curricula are... more...

  • Formative Assessment and Science Educationby Nigel Bell; B. Cowie

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 49.07

    Formative Assessment and Science Education documents the findings of a research project which investigated the ways in which teachers and students used formative assessment to improve the teaching and learning of science in some New Zealand classrooms. The research documented in this book used the definition of formative assessment as `the process... more...

  • Astronomy and Spaceby Jane Bourke; Rod Jefferson

    Ready-Ed Publications 1997; US$ 7.45

    Blackline master research book. Students are able to explore exciting concepts associated with outer space including such themes as the solar system, life on Mars, the moon, the sun, eclipses, constellations, comets, satellites and the Hubble space telescope. Web references for research are sourced, provided and regularly maintained. more...

  • Our Earthby Judy Gabrovec; Melinda Parker

    Ready-Ed Publications 2001; US$ 8.40

    Stimulating activities aimed at raising awareness about concepts related to the world in which we live. Divided into five sections: Structure of the Earth, Landforms, Rivers and Inland Waters, Coastal Landscapes and the Ocean. Each section contains teacher notes, extension suggestions and Internet references. more...

  • Exciting Electricsby Sandy Tasker

    Ready-Ed Publications 2001; US$ 7.95

    Stimulating language and science themed activities for Grade 3-5 students. This photocopy masters book provides a sound information base on static electricity, non-renewable and renewable power sources, electrical safety and the history of electricity. The second half of the book provides a structured series of experiments involving simple circuits... more...

  • Space Explorationby Sandy Tasker

    Ready-Ed Publications 2001; US$ 7.95

    Stimulating language and science themed activities for Grade 6-7 students. This photocopy masters book follows the historical path from yesterday's stargazers to the modern technology taking photos from Mars. Students propose their own thoughts and ideas on the first moon landing, micro-gravity and future space travel, as well as expressing their... more...