Science education for gifted learners

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  • Creator edited by Keith S. Taber
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0415395348, 9780415395342, 9780203962046, 0203962044
  • OCLC ocm76851190


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [217]-233) and index.


  • Science education for gifted learners? -- The characteristics of the gifted and exceptionally able in science -- Gifted science learners with special educational needs -- The emotional lives of fledgling geniuses -- Opportunities for gifted science provision in the context of a learner-centred national curriculum -- Developing the thinking of gifted students through science -- Challenging able science learners through models and modelling -- Challenging gifted learners through classroom dialogue -- Asking questions in classroom science -- Teaching controversial socio-scientific issues to gifted and talented students -- Context-based science : a 'gift horse' for the talented? -- Choice for the gifted : lessons from teaching about scientific explanations -- Practical work for the gifted in science -- Working together to provide enrichment for able science learners -- Bringing learners and scientific expertise together -- An agenda for science education for gifted learners
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