Why is Science Important?
The most important question any science teacher should ask themself – because if we don’t have a good answer, what are we doing in the classroom? I heard about this after listening to the Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast. Alom Shaha, a science teacher and film-maker, went into the pod to promote and discuss his project: “Why is Science Important?”
The result of his efforts is a website full of great answers to the question, along with a 30-minute film.
Watch the full film here:
Why is Science Important? from Alom Shaha on Vimeo.
Or if your connection can’t hack it, it’s broken into chunks here:
So… Why is Science important?
Posted on April 21, 2009, in Science News and tagged alom shaha, education, Ethics, guardian, policy, society. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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