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ERIC Number: EJ721438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug-19
Pages: 24
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
From Global Sustainability to Inclusive Education: Understanding Urban Children's Ideas about the Food System
Barton, Angela Calabrese; Koch, Pamela D.; Contento, Isobel R.; Hagiwara, Sumi
International Journal of Science Education, v27 n10 p1163-1186 Aug 2005
The purpose of this paper is to report our findings from a qualitative study intended to develop our understandings of: what high-poverty urban children understand and believe about food and food systems; and how such children transform and use that knowledge in their everyday lives (i.e. how do they express their scientific literacies including content understandings, process understandings, habits of mind in these content areas). This qualitative study is part of a larger study focused on understanding and developing science and nutritional literacies among high-poverty urban fourth-grade through sixth-grade students and their teachers and caregivers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York