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ERIC Number: ED178353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Teaching Scientific Concepts: The Use of "Bottom Up" and "Top Down" Strategies Combined With the Use of Metaphors.
Pines, A. Leon
Discussed are the nature of the development of conceptual relationships, and the structure of concepts. The topics are presented with regard to the importance of combining metaphors with two alternate approaches to learning, the first being rote learning and the other being inductive learning. The paper is intended to be a model of the concept of a concept, and to show how to think about instruction. (SA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the regional convention of the National Science Teachers Association (Hartford, CT, October 25-27, 1979); Contains occasional light and broken type