Science education may be seen as a work of simply learning facts by memorization to the public.
Science education in recent times generally focuses on teaching the concepts and misconceptions of science which learners hold in regards to science concepts or other content. Constructionist thinking is seen to influence science education strongly.
In science education, constructionist came to knowledge by an extensive research program and learning in science into student thinking and also, explores how teachers facilitate canonical scientific thinking towards conceptual change.
In mediating learning, constructionist highlights the important role of the learner and outlines the significance of existing knowledge and understanding and the importance of teaching that offers an optimal level of guidance to learners.