Values and ethics in science education

Ratcliffe, M. and Reiss, M. (2006) Values and ethics in science education. In, Harlen, W. (eds.) ASE Guide to Primary Science Education. Hatfield, UK, Association for Science Education, 24-30.


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Science education increasingly includes issues of values and ethics. Some teachers may consider that values and ethics are not really a part of science education. Yet every classroom, including the science classroom, is value-laden.This chapter examines how primary teachers of science might explore values and ethics in their lessons.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9780863574054 (hardback)
Keywords: primary science, science education, ethics
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 58271
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Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:39

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