The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

What do teachers think about ‘Darwin-inspired’ science?

Grace, Marcus, Hanley, Pam, Johnson, Sue and Sanders, Amy (2008) What do teachers think about ‘Darwin-inspired’ science? Science Teacher Education, 52, pp. 33-35.

Record type: Article

Abstract

As part of the bicentenary of Darwin’s birth in 2009, and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, the Wellcome Trust is interested in highlighting for students of all ages the relationship between Darwin’s work and contemporary science. They commissioned the University of Southampton in conjunction with the Institute of Education to conduct research on science teachers’ views and pedagogical approaches to evolution and other ‘Darwin-inspired’ science, and their resource and training requirements in relation to this. The aim of the study will help develop a strategy for assisting teachers in promoting the continued significance of Darwin’s work in contemporary science.

Ten focus group meetings of teachers across key stages 1 to 4 and post 16 were held in Southampton and London, and six hundred questionnaires were sent to primary, secondary and post 16 science teachers in Northern Island, Scotland and Wales.

Microsoft Word STE_article_-_Darwin.doc - Other
Download (83kB)

More information

Published date: July 2008
Keywords: darwin, school teachers, science, evolution

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 71915
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/71915
PURE UUID: 2eccbfa7-7b7e-4988-926c-9050a6150d90

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 12 Jan 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:57

Export record

Contributors

Author: Marcus Grace
Author: Pam Hanley
Author: Sue Johnson
Author: Amy Sanders

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×