CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction 2. Science Education in India. 3. Need of Science in School Curriculum. 4. Aims and Objectives of Teaching Method. 5. Scientific Attitude and Scientific Method. 6. Curriculum in Science. 7. Correlation in Teaching of Science. 8. Methods and Approaches of Teaching Science. 9. Educational Aids in Science Teaching. 10. Evaluation in Science Teaching. 11. Science Teacher. 12 Science Text Book, Library and Laboratory.
The Teaching of Science is intended primarily as a guide for science teachers and as a text-book for students undertaking B.Ed., M.Ed., and related courses of study. It presents information that is mandatory for a science teacher to know. The content has been prepared as a resource material for in-service teachers, researchers in the field of science and others concerned with science education in general. The content of the book has various chapters in logical succession starting from the background of science teaching (nature, scope, aims and objectives, curriculum) to methods and approaches of teaching science, evaluation, teaching aids, science teacher, science textbook, science library and science laboratory etc. The present age is marked by rapid progress and development in science. The improvement of the society is directly linked with the quality of science education and the science educators. It is hoped that present book will prove beneficial to all those who are engaged in the task of providing science education to younger generation.