The Art of Teaching Science by Grady Venville

The Art of Teaching Science

Grady Venville and Vaille Dawson
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  • ISBN
    9781741142174 / 1741142172
  • Title The Art of Teaching Science
  • Author Grady Venville and Vaille Dawson
  • Category Science: General Issues
  • Format
  • Year 2005
  • Pages 212
  • Publisher
    Allen & Unwin Academic
  • Imprint Allen & Unwin
  • Edition
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 155mm x 15mm x 227mm


Ideas for exciting and effective classroom instruction are revealed in this thorough and research-based introduction to teaching science. Secondary school teachers learn how to combine their knowledge of science with teaching methods that make the classroom a dynamic and collaborative place. Methodology and theory are also discussed in terms of controversies relating to science, equity, and integration. Lesson plans, lab and electronic resources, and assessment measurements are also provided to give this introduction practical value to current or aspiring science teachers.

Publisher Description

The Art of Teaching Science is a thorough introduction to the theory and practice of science teaching in secondary schools.

Review excellent selection of Australian science educators are represented by the book.Debra Panizzon, School Of Education, University of New England

Author Biography

Vaille Dawson is senior lecturer of science education at Edith Cowan University. Grady Venville is a professor of science education at the University of Western Australia. Both have extensive experience as teacher educators and are the editors of “The Art of Teaching Science,”

User Reviews
  • Great book on science teaching. So enjoyable to read and follow. I appreciate its 'to the point' approach. Recommended

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