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For the mutual benefit

Health information provision in the science classroom

Albert Zeyer1, Daniel M. Levin2,  and Alla Keselman3     1Health Division, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland; Institute of Education, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland     2Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA     3Division of Specialized Information Services, US National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Abstract

In this chapter, the authors argue that the school science classroom should help students deal with complex real-life information about health and disease. They also discuss means by which curriculum and instruction ...

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