What ‘ ideas-about-science ’ should be taught in school science ? A Delphi study of the expert community

  title={What ‘ ideas-about-science ’ should be taught in school science ? A Delphi study of the expert community},
  author={Sue Collins and Jonathan F. Osborne and Mary Ratcliffe and Robin Millar and Rick Duschl},
The science that is encountered by adults, whether through the media or through work contexts, typically presents questions, decisions and the need for prioritisation. There is general agreement that, in order to respond to the questions, decisions and prioritisation, people need to know something about the functioning of science itself. We term this knowledge ‘ideas-about-science’. However, there is little agreement about the content that might be included in school science curricula to… CONTINUE READING
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