Science | Environment | Health

Towards a Renewed Pedagogy for Science Education

Editors: Zeyer, Albert, Kyburz-Graber, Regula (Eds.)

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  • Combines three key issues of the future: health, environment and informed citizenship
  • Provides salient coverage of the important message of education for sustainability  
  • Offers an integrated overview of the topic
  • May inspire a new and broadly welcomed approach to science education
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About this book

Health and the environment are important learning areas in science education and their significance is growing.  Not only do they have high social relevance, but they are also close to students’ interests and needs. They provide many opportunities to unlock science with questions that are personally relevant to boys and girls and that inspire them to engage in science.
This book contains a selection of papers from prominent professionals in science, health and environmental education, who reflect on science education, each from their specific point of view. The core idea is to present well-founded perspectives on how science education may benefit from challenges stemming from both health and environmental education.
Specific reasons are discussed as to why these two areas are particularly legitimized to challenge science education, and their potential impact on a revision of science education is evaluated.
A new pedagogy for science¦environment¦health that yields interesting and relevant science education for students and teachers, and addresses the grand challenges of this century: what an attractive and rewarding project! The book will motivate teachers, teacher educators and science education researchers to take part in this on-going project.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook 96,29 €
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Hardcover 124,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-90-481-3948-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
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Softcover 124,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Science | Environment | Health
Book Subtitle
Towards a Renewed Pedagogy for Science Education
Editors
  • Albert Zeyer
  • Regula Kyburz-Graber
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-90-481-3949-1
DOI
10.1007/978-90-481-3949-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-481-3948-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9379-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 197
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations
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