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Marbach-Ad, Gili; Arviv-Elyashiv, Rinat – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2004
This article describes a course in the Department of Science Education, Tel Aviv University, that was designed to teach MA students how to prepare a research assignment in science education. Our students are in-service teachers, graduates in one of the science domains. In general, most of them lack experience in planning and writing research…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Writing Instruction, Foreign Countries, Course Descriptions
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Ault, Addison – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is both the basis of a trillion dollar worldwide industry and a presence in the diet of a majority of the inhabitants of the world. Some parts of the "story" of MSG that might be of most interest to chemists, chemistry teachers and their students are presented.
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Science Education, Manufacturing
Elliott, Alison, Ed. – Early Childhood Australia, 2004
"Every Child" is Australia's premier early childhood publication, aimed at anyone involved in the care and education of children from birth to eight years--in particular child care professionals, teachers, child care students and the parents of young children. Published quarterly, it contains informative and entertaining articles on such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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Muhoz, Romualdo; Quiles, Maria J. – Journal of Biological Education, 2003
In this article the effect of light quality on the size of the photosystem II (PSII) light harvesting complex (LHCII) is studied by measuring the chlorophyll fluorescence emitted by leaf sections of oat ("Avena sativa," var. Prevision) plants previously treated with either white light or with light filtered through blue, green, red or farred…
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Optics, Physiology, Biochemistry
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Kinchin, Ian M. – Journal of Biological Education, 2003
The teaching units within the National Science Strategy can be summarised diagrammatically. Presentation in this format makes it easier for teachers and students to visualise progression routes through Key Stage 3. An example is given for the key idea of cells. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, Visual Aids, Educational Strategies
Harlen, Wynne – 2000
This book explains the importance of teaching science to children and presents a theoretical framework on how to teach it. Science education is analyzed from two perspectives, teaching and learning. Contents include: (1) "Teaching Science 5-12: Why and How"; (2) "The Goals of Science Education"; (3) "Children Learning"; (4) "Children's Ideas"; (5)…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Science Education, Science Instruction
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Committee on the Conduct of Science. – 1989
This booklet was written for students and describes some of the basic features of a life in contemporary research and some of the personal and professional issues that researchers will encounter in their work. This booklet divides the decisions that scientists make into two overlapping categories. Much of the first half of the booklet looks at…
Descriptors: College Science, Higher Education, Science and Society, Science Education
Chronicle Guidance Publications Inc., Moravia, NY. – 1990
This document is a collection of career profiles providing details on over 100 different careers in the sciences and mathematics. Each profile offers information on work performed, working conditions, hours and earnings, education and training, licenses and certification, personal qualifications, social and psychological factors, location,…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration
Parratt, Patricia – 1987
The modern scientific enterprise often appears so complex and sophisticated that it may seem unapproachable. This view of science is questioned in this booklet, which looks at science as a human endeavor, one which is within the grasp of all people. This document highlights the personal stories of four young scientists in an effort to provide…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Biology, Career Awareness, Career Education
Mount, Ellis – 1985
This six-part book provides a current account of the nature of science and engineering (SE) libraries at colleges and universities. Part I provides an overview of academic SE libraries and compares and contrasts science/technology libraries in the public and special library categories with their academic counterparts. Part II deals with various…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Engineering, Engineering Education
Albrecht, Andreas; And Others – 1985
This four-part booklet examines various issues related to nuclear weapons and how they will affect an individual working as a scientist or engineer. It provides information about the history of nuclear weapons, about the weapons industry which produces them, and about new weapons programs. Issues are raised so that new or future graduates may make…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Science, Engineering, Engineering Education
Watt, Shirley L., Ed. – 1984
This collection of 20 articles from "The Science Teacher" and "Science and Children" is provided to assist teachers, students, and parents in preparing for science fairs. Four major questions about science fairs are addressed in the articles. They are: (1) Who should participate in a science fair? (2) How should a fair be organized? (3) What makes…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Position Papers, Science Education
Winter, Charles A. – 1984
This book provides job descriptions and discusses career opportunities in various fields of the biological sciences. These fields include: (1) biotechnology, genetics, biomedical engineering, microbiology, mycology, systematic biology, marine and aquatic biology, botany, plant physiology, plant pathology, ecology, and wildlife biology; (2) the…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Career Planning, Employment Opportunities, Females
Engineering Education, 1990
Presented is a directory of 340 undergraduate engineering and engineering technology programs in the United States and Canada. Each profile includes officers, setting, student population, student support programs, programs for minorities and women, admission and financial aid information, graduation requirements, and program offerings. Information…
Descriptors: Citations (References), College Science, Directories, Engineering Education
Davis, Ged R. – Scientific American, 1990
Examined is the world society's ability to meet energy needs without destroying the earth. Supply and demand issues are examined. International per capita energy use is compared. Historical trends are described. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Conservation (Environment), Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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