Bridging the gap between science and technology education: A health education perspective

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Abstract

This paper addresses how science and technology education could be connected in the context of health education, a cross-curricular theme. The theme of health is so inextricably linked to science and technology that it could bring into a sharper focus the relationship between science and technology. The central thesis is that the pursuit of health should be one of the common goals of science and technology education, hence health education could serve as a bridge for the two. In putting the “Science, Technology and Health” approach into practice, the school curriculum has to be modified to provide students with a more contextualized and integrated learning experience in science and technology on themes of health. Copyright © 1996 University of Hong Kong.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScience technology education: Bridging science and technology education: Innovations and experiences: Science & Technology Education Conference '96 proceedings
EditorsKenneth S. VOLK
Place of PublicationHong Kong
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Education Dept., Hong Kong and Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education
Pages158-164
ISBN (Print)9628093940
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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Citation

Lee, Y. C. (1996). Bridging the gap between science and technology education: A health education perspective. In K. S. Volk (Ed.), Science technology education: Bridging science and technology education: Innovations and experiences: Science & Technology Education Conference '96 proceedings (pp. 158-164). Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Education Dept., Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education.