Science & Education

AAAS programs conduct educational research and development, provide resources for the classroom and other science learning settings and offer professional development for teachers. There is strength in the diversity of institutions and faculty involved with science teacher education. With a Bachelor’s degree in history, you are eligible for admission to a range of different Master’s degree programmes. For example, the Master’s degree programme in education science, which can give you career opportunities in areas such as competence development in organisations and companies, staff development and educational counselling.

Taylor Frye, a former Higher Education Research Experiences participant at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, transitioned from an intern to a full-time water compliance specialist. Since becoming a staff member, Frye has continued to broaden his expertise and knowledge. He has attended conferences, received Clean Water Act Manager training and taken on additional responsibilities to benefit his group.

SciJourn Project The SciJourn Project uses the practices of science journalism to develop science literacy among high school-aged students. This section provides statistics and facts related to education and science, including information on educational institutions, skills and levels, markets, as well as data on research and development. Melbourne Aquarium – offers education programs for primary through to senior secondary level students, comprehensive teacher resources, student interactive activities and the opportunity for secondary students to undertake work experience.

The next step came when the British Academy for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) published a report in 1867. 2 BAAS promoted teaching of “pure science” and training of the “scientific habit of mind.” The progressive education movement of the time supported the ideology of mental training through the sciences. BAAS emphasized separately pre-professional training in secondary science education. In this way, future BAAS members could be prepared.

The book also provides a detailed examination of how we know what we know about children’s learning of science-about the role of research and evidence. This book will be an essential resource for everyone involved in K-8 science education-teachers, principals, boards of education, teacher education providers and accreditors, education researchers, federal education agencies, and state and federal policy makers. It will also be a useful guide for parents and others interested in how children learn.