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King, C. – Science Education International, 2015
International comparisons of school-level geoscience education across the world had shown great variability in the amount and content of the geoscience materials and in the ways in which it was taught. When this situation was discussed at meetings of organisations concerned with international school-level geoscience education in 2012, the decision…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Course Descriptions, Holistic Approach, Elementary School Curriculum
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Kim, Heung-Tae; Kim, Jae Geun – Science Education International, 2013
Although bioaccumulation-related concepts are important scientific knowledge, a study on whether high school textbooks include appropriate explanations has not been conducted. The present study investigated science and biology textbooks from Korea, Japan, and the U.S., focusing on how bioaccumulation-related concepts were defined, what types of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, High Schools, Textbooks
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Yang, Li-Ling; Soprano, Kristina; McAllister, Meredith – Science Education International, 2012
The overarching goal of this study is to examine what is considered most important regarding the depth, breadth and content of space science concepts as reflected in current national science education standards and science curricula in Taiwan and the US. Major findings of this study conclude that many skills and concepts articulated in the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Space Sciences, Foreign Countries, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Haun-Frank, Julie – Science Education International, 2011
For over two decades the under-representation of African Americans in school science and the workplace has been a central concern for educators, policy makers, and researchers. Existing literature provides many accounts of the barriers to science career attainment. This study examined the science career trajectories of fourteen African American…
Descriptors: Science Careers, African American Students, Career Choice, Identification (Psychology)
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Albuquerque, Pitombo Maiana; de Almeida, Ana Maria Rocha; El-Hani, Nino Charbel – Science Education International, 2008
Despite being a landmark of 20th century biology, the "classical molecular gene concept," according to which a gene is a stretch of DNA encoding a functional product, which may be a single polypeptide or RNA molecule, has been recently challenged by a series of findings (e.g., split genes, alternative splicing, overlapping and nested…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Textbooks, Molecular Biology, Cytology
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Niwano, Yoshiei; Schlosser, Steve; Yager, Robert E. – Science Education International, 2000
Investigates the difficulties that teachers experience in Japan and the United States when they attempt to move to a more constructivist approach in their teaching. (Contains 14 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Constructivism (Learning), Cultural Differences, Educational Change