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How We Teach Science

What’s Changed, and Why It Matters

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HARDCOVER

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674919341

Publication Date: 06/01/2019

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320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 photos

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  • Introduction
  • 1. From Textbook to Laboratory
  • 2. The Laboratory in Practice
  • 3. Student Interest and the New Movement
  • 4. The Scientific Method
  • 5. Problems and Projects
  • 6. The War on Method
  • 7. Origins of Inquiry
  • 8. Scientists in the Classroom
  • 9. Project 2061 and the Nature of Science
  • 10. Science in the Standards Era
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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