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Practical work in school science

James Fairhurst Kerr

Practical work in school science

An account of an inquiry sponsored by the Gulbenkian Foundation into the nature and purpose of practical work in school science teaching

by James Fairhurst Kerr

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Published by Leicester University Pr. in Leicester .
Written in English


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Statementby James Fairhurst Kerr et al.
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Open LibraryOL13772097M

School Science Review, v71 n p Mar This article takes a critical look at practical work in school science and the often extravagant claims that are made for it. A case is made for a more rigorous, theory-driven approach to practical by: This article reviews how practical work, including practical skills, is currently summatively assessed in school science in a number of countries and makes comparisons with how other subjects.

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Get this from a library. Practical science: the role and reality of practical work in school science. [Brian E Woolnough;] -- By bringing together the latest insights and research findings, this book provides a re-affirmation of the importance of practical activity in science.

The book provides empirical research on approaches to practical work, contextual factors in the enactment of practical work, and professional development in teaching practical work. This book will be of great interest to academics, researchers and post-graduate students in the fields of science education and educational policy.

The purpose of this paper is to explore and discuss the role of practical work in the teaching and learning of science at school level. It may be useful, however, to begin with some general remarks about science and science education, to lay out a framework for the discussion later in the paper.

Practical work has been part of science education for just over years and is accepted as an essential and exciting part of understanding this discipline. Although it can be costly and sometimes messy, it simply has to be done if students and teachers are to progress in their by: Practical work is viewed by the vast majority of science teachers, as an essential and integral part of science education.

In fact, many regard it as an indispensable aspect of being a ‘science teacher’ (Donnolly from review Practical work effectiveness in primary/sec schools Abraham).

Practical work I. Practical work in science: misunderstood and badly used. Jonathan Osborne. ABSTRACT This article argues that the role of practical work in science is overemphasised and misunderstood. Science is distinguished by the fact that it is a set of ideas about the material world and not by empirical Size: KB.

Practical work is an essential feature of secondary science education. However, questions have been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy.

Whilst such an approach is generally effective in getting pupils to do things with objects and materials, it is seen as relatively ineffective in developing their conceptual understanding of the.

Practical work has been part of science education for just over years and is accepted as an essential and exciting part of understanding this discipline.

Although it can be costly and sometimes messy, it simply has to be done if students and teachers are to progress in their : Jerry Wellington. Practical work has been part of science education for just over years and is accepted as an essential and exciting part of understanding this discipline.

Although it can be costly and sometimes messy, it simply has to be done if students and teachers are to progress in their understanding.

Schools and universities invest millions of pounds in it and the National Curriculum reveres it - but. Woodley, E. Practical work in school science – why is it important.

School Science Review, 91 (), Practical work in school science – why is it important. Emma Woodley ABSTRACT The reasons for carrying out practical work are explored and activities to increase the quality and relevance of practical work are described.

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Format: Paperback. A critical l ook at practical work in school science. School Sc ience Review, 71() [10] Hodson, D. (), Re-thinking old ways: toward s a more critical approach to practical work : Ziad Said. This book contains 18 reviewed papers originally presented at the conference Practical Work in Science Education - the Face of Science in Schools, held at the Royal Danish School of Educational Studies in Copenhagen, in May Substantial literature about practical Format: Paperback.

The booklet defines practical work in science and explains its purpose and importance. It also shows how to recognise high quality practical work, listing the learning points and skills development that it should include such as self-directed enquiry, team-work, use of ICT, using real data and challenging existing ideas and established concepts.

Practical work is an essential feature of science education. Questions have however been raised by some science educators about its effectiveness as a teaching and learning strategy.

This book considers the effectiveness of practical work and suggests that, as currently practised, it is essentially a 'hands-on', rather than 'minds-on' activity.5/5(1). Get this from a library! Practical work in school science: which way now?. [J J Wellington;] -- "Practical work has been part of science education for over years and is accepted as an essential and exciting part of understanding this discipline.

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