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ERIC Number: EJ871159
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1449-6313
Promoting Understanding of, and Teaching about, Scientific Literacy in Primary Schools
Evans, Rosemary S.; Rennie, Leonie J.
Teaching Science, v55 n2 p25-30 Jun 2009
This research described in this paper firstly explored teachers' ideas about scientific literacy using an interview technique. Secondly, using a longitudinal case study approach, it examined how, following their participation in a professional development program, primary teachers presented opportunities during their science lessons for their students to develop the capabilities of scientific literacy. (Contains 2 tables.)
Australian Science Teachers Association. P.O. Box 334, Deakin West, ACT 2600, Australia. Tel: +61-02-6282-9377; Fax: +61-02-6282-9477; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia