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Young children : thinking about the scientific world / edited by Marilyn Fleer
Bib ID 3920146
Format BookBook
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Description Watson, A.C.T. : Early Childhood Australia, c2007 
60 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781921162084
1921162082
Summary

Shows how an understanding of cultural context, and using the knowledge children already have as a starting point, can lead to rich science outcomes in many different settings.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Section One: Children's thinking in science - What does the research tell us? 4
  • Chapter One: What do children know about their scientific world? Marilyn Fleer 5
  • Chapter Two: Concept formation - A cultural-historical perspective Marilyn Fleer 11
  • Section Two: Sociocultural contexts for science learning 14
  • Chapter Three: Learning science during play Marilyn Fleer and Avis Ridgway 15
  • Chapter Four: Learning science in classroom contexts Marilyn Fleer 20
  • Chapter Five: I wonder Science learning at home Marilyn Feer 24
  • Section Three: Different pedagogical approaches for supporting science learning 26
  • Chapter Six: How do we find out what children are thinking? The inside story Marilyn Fleer 27
  • Chapter Seven: 'How do bees make honey?'Why should we focus on children's questions?
 
Notes

Title from cover.

Includes bibliographical references: (p. 58-60)

Subjects Science -- Study and teaching (Primary)  |  Learning.
Other authors/contributors Fleer, Marilyn  |  Early Childhood Australia

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