Teaching Secondary How Science Works
Contains CD-ROM
John Murray Science Practice

By Vanessa Kind and Per Morten Kind
December 2008
Hodder Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9780340941393
155 pages, Illustrated
$62.50 Paper Original


How Science Works is now a key part of secondary science. This book and CD-ROM cover the different strands as outlined in the Key Stage 3 and 4 Programmes of Study and the Exam Board specifications and show how they can be integrated into the rest of the science curriculum.

The book provides a wide range of examples from history and modern day activities and includes suggestions about how to use the material with students. The accompanying CD-ROM contains editable worksheets for students and images to use as stimulus material. This book is the sixth in the ASE John Murray Science Practice series.

Aimed at Heads of Department and experienced teachers, as well as newly-qualified teachers and trainees, the book and accompanying CD-ROM provide examples of good practice and lesson ideas from across the secondary age and ability range.

* Shows how ‘How Science Works’ can be taught within the science curriculum.
* Includes a wide range of examples of real life science.
* The CD-ROM contains editable worksheets and a wide variety of images.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Philosophy
Chapter 3 How science works
Chapter 4 Theories
Chapter 5 Experiments and evidence
Chapter 6 Creativity
Chapter 7 Ethics
Chapter 8 Risk, hazard and error

About the Author(s): Vanessa Kind works in Science teacher education at Durham University

Readership: Secondary Science Teachers

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