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Author Cross, R. T. (Roger T.)

Title Teaching primary science : empowering children for their world / Roger Cross
Published Melbourne : Longman Australia, 1996

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Description xiv, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Education today
Education today (Melbourne, Vic.)
Contents PART 1: Introducing children to the world of science and technology -- 1. Clarifying understandings about science and technology -- 2. Empowering children through science -- -- PART 2: Children as learners of science -- 3. Scientific concepts and children -- 4. Science in the primary school -- 5. Aspects of teaching science -- -- PART 3: important considerations -- 6. Social policy and philosophical issues -- 7. Covering the curriculum -- -- PART 4: A practical approach to science teaching -- 8. Detailed planning -- 9. Examples of science projects -- 10. Science and themes : the integrated curriculum -- 11. Resources
Summary The text incorporates and interprets worldwide trends and best practice in primary science teaching in an Australian context, provides examples of science projects and topics, and furnishes a variety of models for teaching science to children
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [240]-244
Subject Science -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Science -- Study and teaching (Primary)
LC no. 00001208
ISBN 0582803640 (paperback)
9780582803640