Science Today Problem or Crisis

A century ago it would have been inconceivable to publish a book called Science Today: Problem or Crisis?. A the end of the nineteenth century, the newly industrialized world regarded science as an unalloyed blessing.

Science Today  Problem or Crisis

Science Today Problem or Crisis

What is science? What is the purpose of science education? Should we be training scientists, or looking towards a greater public understanding of science? In this exciting text, some of the key figures in the fields of science and science education address this debate. Their contributions form an original dialogue on science education and the gener

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Science Today: Problem or Crisis?
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Ralph Levinson, Jeff Thomas
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-02 - Publisher: Routledge

What is science? What is the purpose of science education? Should we be training scientists, or looking towards a greater public understanding of science? In this exciting text, some of the key figures in the fields of science and science education address this debate. Their contributions form an original dialogue
Developing Scientific Literacy
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ruth Jarman, Billy McClune
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-16 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

""This is an excellent source of ideas on using the media to enrich science teaching and engage pupils. It contains numerous ideas on using newspapers and other sources in science and how to encourage young people to read them carefully and critically." Prof Jerry Wellington, School of Education, University of
The Way of Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Ruth Jarman, Billy McClune
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: The Way of Psychology

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Science promotion
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: The Open University
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: The Open University

This 12-hour free course explored the ways that science might be promoted through the involvement of the public in setting policy and objectives.
Science Today
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Ralph Levinson, Jeffrey N. Thomas
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Psychology Press

In this comprehensive text, key figures in the fields of science and science education critically discuss the role of science in public policy, in the school and in broader public education. Their contributions form an original dialogue on science education and the general public awareness of science, tackling both formal