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Practical work in secondary science

Ian Abrahams

Practical work in secondary science

a minds-on approach

by Ian Abrahams

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Published by Continuum International Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States,
  • Inquiry-based learning -- United States,
  • Educational technology -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIan Abrahams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ183.3.A1 A222 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24029566M
    ISBN 109781847065032, 9781847065049
    LC Control Number2010002902

    goals in science education” (p. ). The IPWiS (Getting Practical: Improving Practical Work in Science) project was developed to contribute towards just such an improvement in the quality and effectiveness of practical work in English primary and secondary school science.   (). Practical Work in Science: Time for a Reappraisal. Studies in Science Education: Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. Cited by:

    This book contains 18 reviewed papers originally presented at the conference Practical Work in Science Education - the Face of Science in Schools, held at the Royal Danish School of Educational Studies in Copenhagen, in May Substantial literature about practical Format: Paperback. HOME SCIENCE PRACTICAL (Senior Secondary Level) Time: 3hrs Max Marks 1. Practical work A. Group 1 (One Practical) i) Resource Management ii) Fabric Science 4 marks B. Group 2 (One Practical) i) Child Development ii) Food &Nutrition 4 marks C. Group 3 (One Practical) i) Optical 6A/6B/6C 4 marks 2. Record in Practical Manual 4 marks.

    • The primary emphasis of practical activities is skill attainment. • In the course of their studies of the syllabus, students will follow a course of practical work, laboratory work and fieldwork that includes 22 prescribed activities. Lower Secondary Teacher Guide 5 Science is the art of seeing the atom in the universe and the universe in the atom Introduction The purpose of this teacher guide is to support you, the teacher of Science to implement the Science syllabus. All lower secondary syllabuses use an outcomes approach to education.


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Practical work in secondary science by Ian Abrahams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Practical work is an essential feature of secondary science education. However, questions have been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy.

Whilst such an approach is generally effective in getting pupils to do things with objects and materials, it is seen as relatively ineffective in developing their conceptual understanding of the.

This is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching minds-on practical work in secondary science. Practical work is an essential feature of science education.

Questions have however been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy. (). Practical work in secondary science: a minds-on approach.

Teacher Development: Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. Author: Richard Brock. This is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching minds-on practical work in secondary science. Practical work is an essential feature of science education.

Questions have however been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy. This book considers the effectiveness of 5/5(1). The role of practical work in the teaching and learning of science. Robin Millar. University of York. Paper prepared for the Committee: High School Science Laboratories: Role and Vision, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.

October One thing teachers agree on is that investigative practical work is a good thing. Perhaps rephrasing the titles of common experiments as questions might foster a more investigative, problem-solving approach in the school laboratory. This book sets out to do just that for experiments relating to.

Get this from a library. Practical work in secondary science: a minds-on approach. [Ian Abrahams] -- The contents of this book cover the purpose of practical work, current perspectives on the nature and purpose of practical work in the affective domain, key issues for practical work, and much more.

Get this from a library. Practical work in secondary science: a minds-on approach. [Ian Abrahams] -- A guide to the theory and practice of teaching minds-on practical work in secondary science.

It considers the effectiveness of practical work and suggests that it is essentially a 'hands-on', rather. School science is now firmly embedded in the laboratory. The Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS ) report compared the curriculums of year-old pupils in a range of countries – practical, laboratory activities in science were more frequent in Cited by: Teaching secondary science Practical work and science content knowledge Learning science content knowledge through practical work typically involves students completing tasks that have an outcome known by the teacher, such as measuring the loss of heat from cans insulated with different materials.

Practical work is an essential feature of secondary science education. However, questions have been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy.

Whilst such an approach is generally effective in getting pupils to do things with objects and materials, it is seen as relatively ineffective in 5/5(1).

The book provides empirical research on approaches to practical work, contextual factors in the enactment of practical work, and professional development in teaching practical work.

This book will be of great interest to academics, researchers and post-graduate students in the fields of science education and educational policy. This book attempts to reflect on the value and purpose of practical work as part of the science curriculum: why are practical exercises so necessary and what do they contribute to the science learning process.

The chapters in this book examine issues such as: how practical work is perceived by students and teachers; the possibilities and perils of moving to a virtual lab; the limitations of Cited by:   This is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching minds-on practical work in secondary science.

Practical work is an essential feature of science education. Questions have however been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy. This book considers the effectiveness of Author: Ian Abrahams. There is a wide range of good practical work in science taking place across the UK but there are indications that the situation could be improved by extending good practice and focussing on the quality, rather than just the quantity, of practical work.

Effective pedagogy is at the heart of improving the quality of practical work in science. HOME SCIENCE PRACTICAL (Senior Secondary Level) Time: 3hrs Max Marks 1. Practical work A. Group 1 (One Practical) i) Resource Management ii) Fabric Science 4 marks B.

Group 2 (One Practical) i) Child Development ii) Food &Nutrition 4 marks C. Group 3 ( File Size: 19KB. The book covers every aspect of science teaching, including: Planning Differentiation and special needs Assessment Practical work Problem solving and investigations IT in science Handling sensitive issues, e.g.

sex education Building on children's prior learning Throughout, Wellington's guidance is accompanied by suggestions for discussion Cited by: and science educators have suggested that rich benefits in learning science come as a result of using laboratory activities (Hofstein and Lunetta, ).

However, the facilities for teaching science are not up to the standard at secondary and higher secondary school stages (Dahar, ). Secondary school is the base in preparingFile Size: KB.

Secondary science 11 to A practical guide London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Ireson, Gren, Mark Crowley, Ruth Richards and John Twidle. Secondary Science 11 to A Practical Guide. London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: / During a recent visit to Foyles Book Store in London I bought a book called "Practical Work in Secondary Science - A minds-on approach" by Ian Abrahams.

I haven't read the book fully yet, but I am finding it interesting and challenging my view of practical work. In chapter one, Ian Abrahams states five reasons why we do practical work:Author: Helen Rogerson.

Practical science is important for learning, not only because doing experiments is a good way to learn scientific ideas and theories. The UK needs more scientists, engineers and technicians if our knowledge economy is to flourish, and practical science shows students at first hand how scientists and technicians work.

It engages students to.Practical work is viewed by the vast majority of science teachers, as an essential and integral part of science education. In fact, many regard it as an indispensable aspect of being a ‘science teacher’ (Donnolly from review Practical work effectiveness in primary/sec schools Abraham).The Malaysian science curriculum specifies practical work as a preferred teaching approach in science (Ministry of Education, ).

However teachers’ understanding of the learning aims through practical work, especially at the lower secondary school level in Malaysia, is still an on-going by: 1.