Teaching Science for Social Justice
Using a combination of in-depth case studies and rigorous theory, this volume; provides valuable insight to help teachers work with inner-city youth; explores the importance of inclusiveness, membership rules, and the purposes and goals of good science; and shows how science connects to the lives of youth both in and out of school.
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Overview Youth Lives and Youth Science
Learning with Urban Youth
Living in the Borderland
Power and Coopting Science Spaces
Relevant Science Activating Resources in Nonstandard Ways
Transformations Science as Tool for Change
Building Communities in Support of Youths Science Practices
Empowering Science Education and Youths Practices of Science
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