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Enquiry-based Science Education

Enquiry-based Science Education (Hardback)

By Gillies, Robyn M.

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  • Pub Date
    27 Feb 20

Students often think of science as disconnected pieces of information rather than a narrative that challenges their thinking, requires them to develop evidence-based explanations for the phenomena under investigation, and communicate their ideas in discipline-specific language as... to why certain solutions to a problem work. The author provides teachers in primary and junior secondary school with different evidence-based strategies they can use to teach inquiry science in their classrooms. The research and theoretical perspectives that underpin the strategies are discussed as are examples of how different ones areimplemented in science classrooms to affect student engagement and learning. Key Features: Presents processes involved in teaching inquiry-based science Discusses importance of multi-modal representations in teaching inquiry based-science Covers ways to develop scientifically literacy Uses the Structure of Observed learning Outcomes (SOLO) Taxonomy to assess student reasoning, problem-solving and learning Presents ways to promote scientific discourse, including teacher-student interactions, student-student interactions, and meta-cognitive thinking
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ISBN 9780367279233
Released NZ 27 Feb 2020
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Series Global Science Education
Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9780367279233
Stock Release date is 27 February 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint CRC Press
Released 27 Feb 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Gillies, Robyn M.
Series Global Science Education
Category Organization & Management Of Education
Primary / Junior Schools
Adult Education
Politics & Government
Medical Ethics
Science Funding & Policy
Number of Pages 120
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
ONIX Text College/higher education