Moral Values And Science Education

By Child Education

The moral values refer to human behavior whereby ethics concern becomes a practice of life. Ethics narrates the ideological, coherent, and reality-based reflections of human performance in routines. Moral values relate to principles and approaches. They are strongly attributed to the community and culture. In view of describing morals, there are three concerns.

The first one is practicing fair conduct which every citizen practices for every other citizen. The second concern attaches ideas to morality referring good thinking for others. The third thing is the code of behavior sticks on the general opinions of humanity. All three concerns cover all the trains of ethics.


All the above three concerns of moral values or ethics necessitate for children. The children learn moral values in their behavior, ideas, and opinions. These principle factors of ethics are set as objectives for teaching the children. From their early lifetimes, children should be exposed to these concerns of moral values. These concerns of morality will sharpen their personalities to become good citizens. These are the basic things for the character building of the children. Moral values mold the behavior of the children in the line of the best social standards and conduct. Positive behavior poses the characters in a line of science education.


Generally, science is considered at differences with moral values. This is a misconception that widens the gap between science and character building. Social norms require the training of the children on sound bases. These basics embed morality, ethics, and character in science education. Science presents rational arguments on character building courses for children. Thus moral values are taken into the curriculum of science education for the students. They can learn moral values at a rapid pace with science and technology. Science of ethics has a lot of similarities with natural science education in the field of child training and guidance.


In view of the philosophical basis of character building, Islamic ideology is superb of all the present systems of character building. Islam emphasizes character building along with science education. Islam considers science and morality as an integrated unity. Thus children can be made great scholars science and moral authorities at the same time. No scientific principle negates moral values. Character flourishes in children with their science education

. Domains of moral values in the minds of children develop various skills and arts which are necessary for success in the sciences. The proposed techniques and issues may help to improve children’s moral and ethical understanding and reasoning.

Educating Moral Values through Science

Moral values are necessary for character building among the children. Following are some salient techniques for fostering the moral values in children through science education:

The science builds up understanding which in turn helps in learning morality.

  • Ideas conformed to the sagacity of minds seek the goodness of humanity through scientific thinking.
  • Nature teaches the difference of vice from virtue via science and it is the base of all the forms of ethics.
  • Science nourishes reasoning among children that orient debates on moral values.
  • Decision making is a train of related issues dealt with scientifically. This enhances courage in children on practicing ethics.
  • Character is a long process of training that comes up with the experiments of science education.
  • Science education creates the trait of forbearance among the students that trains them on knowing the moral values.


Science education is truly a field of character building. There come many obstacles in relating the moral values with scientific laws. These obstacles can be removed through proper planning and motivation. Firstly, moral values must be made a part of the curriculum of science education. Secondly, children should be taught with the reasoning behind a moral value. Thirdly scientific discoveries should not be exercised against ethics. Lastly, students can earn respect by practicing moral values in their science education Society and teachers must play a vital role in this regard. Students can thus handle different moral and ethical issues in society with responsibility. This way there can be built a good character among the children.

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The human coronavirus is commonly spread through respiratory droplets in the air from a sick person, close personal contact, or by touching a surface with the virus on it. You can take steps to protect yourself and prevent the spread of the virus by washing your hands often, not touching your face, cleaning frequently touched surfaces, avoiding close contact with sick people, and practicing good respiratory hygiene.

Here are steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones and prevent the spread of coronavirus:

  1. Clean your hands often. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds,* says HealthLink BC. If soap and water aren’t readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cleaning your hands often helps to lower your risk of infection and reduce the spread of infection to others.
  2. Avoid touching your face. Take special care not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands, since these are the most likely ways for the virus to enter your body,* advises the World Health Organization.
  3. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces. Potentially contaminated surfaces may include tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks,* says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  5. Avoid sharing personal items with others. Don’t share food, drinks, glasses, utensils

    , towels and other household items with others.*

  6. Practice good respiratory hygiene. Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Dispose of the used tissue and immediately wash your hands for at least 20 seconds,* advises Mayo Clinic.
  7. Greet without physical contact. Greet people with a friendly wave, smile, nod, or bow.
  8. Stay in, if you feel sick. Avoid close contact with others if you feel unwell. If you have a cough or fever, seek medical attention.*

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School Risk Management: 9 Classroom Safety Tips

School Risk Management: 9 Classroom Safety Tips

By Gibson

Classroom_Safety.jpgStudents and teachers spend most of their school day in classrooms. And thanks to hardworking and creative teachers, these rooms are transformed into welcoming educational environments. They can bring life to an otherwise bland space with decorations and inspire students with innovative lesson plans.

But with such high use and so much going on, classrooms also need to be safe environments. Places where students can learn and teachers can teach without worrying about getting hurt in an accident.

So as teachers prepare their rooms for the start of school—and maintain them throughout the year—they should be aware of dangers lurking in the classroom. And they should be equipped with simple safety precautions that can prevent injuries to themselves and their students. Consider sharing these 9 classroom safety tips with your teachers to help build a safe and secure environment:

  1. Keep Exits Clear. Make sure all classroom exits—both doors and windows—remain clear from obstructions and clutter.
  1. Safe Ladder Use. When putting up decorations or accessing materials on high shelves, always use a ladder. Do NOT stand on chairs, stools, or desks. Choose the appropriate ladder and follow ladder safety guidelines.
  1. Hang Decorations Properly. Avoid hanging things from light fixtures and sprinkler heads. Do not block exit signs or obstruct any exits with your decorations.
  1. Keep Hazardous Materials Out Of Reach. Hazardous materials, such as cleaning supplies and chemicals used for instruction, should be properly labeled and securely stored. You should also know where to find safety data sheets addressing how to properly treat exposure to hazardous materials you might have in your classroom.
  1. Eliminate Tripping Hazards. Do not leave unattended drawers or cabinet doors open. Make sure chairs are pushed in when students are moving around. Keep items put away when not in use to prevent tripping.
  1. Be Aware Of Electrical Cords. Make sure electrical cords are not running through high-traffic areas, walkways, and doorways. Do not fasten cords with staples, hang from nails, or suspend them with a wire. Don’t cover them with rugs or mats.
  1. Do Not Overload Electrical Circuits. Do not plug two extension cords or two surge protectors together. If your surge protector keeps resetting, you are overloading it! Be careful how many devices you are plugging into one outlet.
  1. Use Care When Lifting Heavy Objects. When setting up a classroom, rearranging things, or moving heavy items like textbooks, use safe lifting techniques to avoid injury.
  1. Post An Evacuation Plan Near The Door. Ensure all students are familiar with the exit routes in case of emergency. Post a resource for evacuations in the room, such as a map detailing the specific classroom location and highlighting the various exit routes available. After all, the closest exit may be behind you!

Classroom safety is an essential part of school risk management. It’s where students and teachers spend most of their time. So ensure your teachers are aware of classroom safety hazards and you’re equipping them with resources to create a safe learning environment for students and staff.

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