ERIC Number: ED206445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: 0
A Critical Review of the Role of the Laboratory in Science Teaching.
Blosser, Patricia E.
This critical review synthesizes information related to the use of the laboratory in science programs. Several approaches to the use and/or role of the laboratory in science teaching are presented, including historical and research perspectives, opinion statements, a review of current research, and suggestions for future research. Concluding remarks, speculations, and recommendations also are made by the author about research related to the role of the science laboratory. (CS)
Descriptors: College Science, Educational Philosophy, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Science Education, Science Education History, Science Equipment, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Scientific Literacy, Scientific Methodology, Secondary School Science
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.
Identifiers: Science Education Research