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Gandolfi, Haira Emanuela – Science & Education, 2018
This article presents the results of an exploratory study of students' knowledge about scientists and countries' contributions to science, aiming at answering two research questions: "In which ways are students aware of the history of scientific development carried out by different people in different places of the world? What can be…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Science History, Science Instruction
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Godec, Spela; King, Heather; Archer, Louise; Dawson, Emily; Seakins, Amy – Science & Education, 2018
Student engagement with science is a long-standing, central interest within science education research. In this article, we examine student engagement with science using a Bourdiusian lens, placing a particular emphasis on the notion of field. Over the course of one academic year, we collected data in an inner London secondary science classroom…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Science Education, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Cormack, Lesley B. – Science & Education, 2006
The teaching and learning of geographical and mathematical knowledge in early modern England was a complex interaction among scholars, practitioners, merchants, and gentry. Each group had different values and goals associated with geographical knowledge and therefore different educational venues and different topics to be investigated. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Mathematics Education, World History