ERIC Number: EJ305846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Uses (and Abuses) of Models in Teaching Chemistry.
Bent, Henry A.
Journal of Chemical Education, v61 n9 p774-77 Sep 1984
Discusses the nature and role of models in various aspects of the chemistry curriculum, examining the purposes and importance of tangible, linguistic, arithmetical, thermodynamic, and quantum-physical models. Strategies in using models in laboratory work and in lecture demonstrations are also considered. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at a workshop for high school chemistry teachers at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (35th, Charlotte, NC, November 11, 1983).