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Title Taking science to school : learning and teaching science in grades K-8 / Committee on Science Learning, Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade ; Richard A. Duschl, Heidi A. Schweingruber, and Andrew W. Shouse, editors ; Board on Science Education, Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2007.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  372.35 T139 2007    ---  Available
Description xvi, 387 p. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Form Also issued online.
Contents Executive summary -- pt. 1. Introduction -- 1. Science learning past and present -- 2. Goals for science education -- pt. 2. How children learn science -- 3. Foundations for science learning in young children -- 4. Knowledge and understanding of the natural world -- 5. Generating and evaluating scientific evidence and explanations -- 6. Understanding how scientific knowledge is constructed -- 7. Participation in scientific practices and discourse -- pt. 3. Supporting science learning -- 8. Learning progressions -- 9. Teaching science as practice -- 10. Supporting science instruction -- pt. 4. Future directions for policy, practice, and research -- 11. Conclusions and recommendations -- Appendix A : Overview of learning progressions for matter and the atomic-molecular theory -- Appendix B : Biographical sketches of committee members and staff -- Index.
Subject Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Added Author Duschl, Richard A. (Richard Alan), 1951-
Schweingruber, Heidi A.
Shouse, Andrew W.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Science Learning, Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade.
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Science Education.
National Research Council (U.S.)
ISBN 0309102057 (hardback)
9780309102056 (hardback)
0309660696 (pdf)
9780309660693 (pdf)
Standard No. YDXCP 2433015
AU@ 000041092161
NZ1 11131504

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