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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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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)