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Science and Cultural Contexts

Essex, J., Parkin, C., Collins, Philip and Howarth, Sue (2014) Science and Cultural Contexts. In: Association for Science Education annual conference 2014, 8-11 January 2014, University of Birmingham.

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A presentation at the annual Association for Science Education conference, University of Birmingham, January 2014. Arguments for the use of wider cultural contexts in science lessons were given, examples suggested that could be used in science lessons and the role of museums, especially the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, described. Presenters included Jane Essex, Lecturer, University of Keele and Christopher Parkin, Lead Education Officer, at the Oxford Museum of the History of Science.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: science education, cultural contexts, science lessons, museums
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
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Depositing User: Sue Howarth
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2014 13:36
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:02

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