"I have greatly enjoyed reading through Science Education for Citizenship. It is extremely informative and contains much of value. We will definitely be putting it on our MA in Science Education reading list."
Dr Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London
This innovative book explores the effective teaching and learning of issues relating to the impact of science in society.
Research case studies are used to examine the advantages and problems as science teachers try new learning approaches, including ethical analysis, use of media-reports, peer-group decision-making discussions and community projects.
This book:offers practical guidance in devising learning goals and suitable learning and assessment strategies helps teachers to provide students with the skills and understanding needed to address these multi-faceted issuesexplores the nature and place of socio-scientific issues in the curriculum and the support necessary for effective teachingScience Education for Citizenship supports science teachers, citizenship teachers and other educators as they help students to develop the skills and understanding to deal with complex everyday issues.
Publisher: Open University Press
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm