Keys to Teaching the Nature of Science

by: William F. McComas

Despite continuous and well-reasoned recommendations that students need to have an understanding of science as a human endeavor and the nature and history of science across all grade levels, some students and teachers alike still fail to understand even the most basic elements of this important domain. These nine key ideas represent both a concise set of ideas about science and a list of objectives to shape instruction in any science discipline.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2004Stock # tst04_071_09_24Volume 071Issue 09

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