Perceptions of Science and Scientists

Perceptions of Science and Scientists

The purpose of this assignment is to help you become aware of how science. scientists and their work are represented in your mind. There are no right and wrong answers to the questions below


1. What is your perception of science and scientists? Draw a picture of how scientists and their work are represented in your mind

2. Explain how what your drawing represents of your understanding of science the science community and its work. Identify the possible origins of your perception of simon scientists/(400 to Do words)

Background Reading

• Fessey, R (2012) Thinking and working scientifically. In K Skamp (Ed) Teaching primary science constructively (4th ed.) (pp. 58-62) Melbourne Thomson.

Losh, SC Wilke R & Pop. M (2008). Some methodological issues with Draw a Scientist Tests among young children International Journal of Science Education. 306773792

Steinke Knight Lapinski, M, Crocker N Zietsman-Thomis. A W am Y. Higdon Evergreen SPA kuchibhotla. S. (2007) Assessing media influences on middle school-aged children’s perceptions of women in science

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