- The State of Junior Science
This paper, the first in a series of three, comments on the state of traditional Junior Science education, addresses some myths in science education, suggests a rationale for studying Junior Science, and presents some desirable features of a contemporary Junior Science program.
- A Contemporary Approach
The second paper in the series describes how a constructivist project approach to learning in Junior Science has been used to implement, in the classroom, the features mentioned above.
- Reflections and Implications
The final paper in this series reflects on the implementation of the approach to Junior Science education described above and discusses some implications.
- Teacher Network
You are invited to contribute to, and/or use the resources provided by, a network of teachers aiming to facilitate the more widespread use of project work in Junior Science.
Peter Eastwell 2002