Understanding the effects of energy within all the sciences. The energy concept is one of the most important ideas for students to understand.
The rapid population growth of under-represented minority groups and the continued under-utilisation of women mean that future growth in the domest
Gently building up knowledge and understanding in this topic, which pervades all areas of science.
Practical approaches to teaching about energy and developing understanding.
Would a change in terminology help avoid confusion or do we need to review the use o f'energy' in science teaching?
An introduction to the most common specific learning difficulties encountered in the secondary classroom, as well as strategies that can be used to
Rob Lord encourages EAL children to ask investigable questions in science.
Open-ended investigations, supported by class discussion, can lead to a deep exploration of a topic.
Robert M. Ritchie
Reconciling the language and descriptions about energy in public discussion and the classroom.
Rory describes how everyday technology is used in his role as an agronomist.
The authors describe how the Western Cape Primary Science Programme (PSP) has developed a curriculum to tackle this question with children.
From her experience of a profoundly deaf child learning science with British Sign Language as her first language, Sally Spicer learnt methods that