Beliefs and Values in Science Education by Michael Poole
  

Synopsis

Beliefs and Values in Science Education by Michael Poole

This book examines ways in which beliefs and values interact with science and science teaching. It looks at some of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural contexts within which science has developed and considers how these factors can affect the choice of scientific theory. Various historical sections provide resource material for showing pupils the role of the history of science in the study of science. Interactions between science and religious belief are also analysed to clarify the nature, strengths and limitations of science as well as its place in the total curriculum. Publication of this book is particularly timely as contributions to pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development are currently receiving emphasis across the whole curriculum.

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An excellent handbook for teachers."

...an invaluable reference."

...written with such clarity and lack of scientific jargon it should prove profitable reading for anyone."

The books overwhelming merit is that it helps to fill amajor deficiency in books available in the values area of science. Every school/departmental library should possess a copy."

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
152 pages

Author

Michael Poole
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Publisher

Open University Press

Publication date

1st June 1995

ISBN

9780335156450


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