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Title: Dramatic science teaching: a case study of Canada's Evergreen Theatre
Contributor(s): Everett, Lynn M  (author)
Publication Date: 2015
DOI: 10.1080/14452294.2015.1083139
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Abstract: Evergreen Theatre provides educational theatre and drama with a focus on science of the natural world. Based in Canada, the company offers a best practice model for the effective use of drama as a teaching tool for science education that is embedded within a context of environmental sustainability. Evergreen offers a comprehensive approach to 'science drama' including science-based theatre shows and in-house school programs. This article will report on a case study of Evergreen Theatre. It will provide indications for how the company's approach might inform science learning using theatre and drama techniques.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: NJ: Drama Australia Journal, 39(1), p. 45-62
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 1445-2294
Field of Research (FOR): 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 950105 The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
930104 Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
930201 Pedagogy
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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