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SCED Science Education Subject Guide

A guide for finding Science Education information to support your academic research and coursework

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Explore Key Topics in Science Education

Explore Key Topics in Science Education

For a more streamlined search, click on the links below. The following is a list of curated, pre-made search strings in OneSearch for the top 10 Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) for Science Education and related areas:

  1. Science -- Study and teaching: This heading covers resources about the pedagogy and methods of teaching science at various educational levels.

  2. Science teachers -- Training of: Focuses on the education and professional development of science teachers.

  3. Educational technology: Given the increasing use of technology in education, this heading is relevant for resources on using technology to teach science.

  4. Inquiry-based learning: A pedagogical approach that is particularly popular in science education, emphasizing the importance of students posing questions and investigating to learn.

  5. STEM education: Encompasses resources about the integrated teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

  6. Active learning: This heading includes resources on student-centered learning practices, which are crucial in science education for engaging students and fostering deep understanding.

  7. Curriculum planning: Relevant for resources on designing science curricula that meet educational standards and learning goals.

  8. Environmental education: Given the growing emphasis on sustainability and environmental science, this heading is important for resources on teaching these topics.

  9. Science -- Experiments: This heading would include resources on conducting experiments, which are a fundamental aspect of learning and teaching science.

  10. Assessment in education: Covers resources on evaluating student learning in science, including various forms of assessment and feedback mechanisms.


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