ERIC Number: ED427949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Girls Can Succeed in Science! Antidotes for Science Phobia in Boys and Girls.
Samuels, Linda S.
This book provides teachers with effective strategies to help encourage all students but particularly young women who are apprehensive about science. Sections include: (1) Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Success; (2) Specific Tactics for Classroom Success; and (3) Classroom Activities. This monograph features creative activities in life science, biology, and advanced biology tailored for the classroom. Class and laboratory activities demonstrate how to implement the new philosophy of science education to create independent and self-assured problem solvers. Appendices include sample tests and an answer key. (Contains 52 references.) (CCM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Learning Strategies, Multicultural Education, Problem Solving, Science Education, Sex Differences, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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