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Teaching Science Outside the Classroom

Levinson, Ralph; (2010) Teaching Science Outside the Classroom. In: Toplis, Rob, (ed.) How Science Works: Exploring effective pedagogy and practice. (pp. 56-70). Routledge: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on developing pedagogical support for helping students learn about controversial issues in the How Science Works section of the Science National Curriculum. It discusses how controversial issues can be defined, what is distinctive about their pedagogical demands, the knowledge and skills needed for discussing controversial issues, and exemplars of opportunities for exploring controversial issues in the context of How Science Works.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Teaching Science Outside the Classroom
ISBN-13: 9780203838266
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.4324/9780203838266
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203838266
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the version of record. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher's terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education > IOE - Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education
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URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10157227
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