ERIC Number: EJ361724
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Models, Modeling and the Teaching of Science and Mathematics.
Ost, David H.
School Science and Mathematics, v87 n5 p363-70 May-Jun 1987
Discusses the importance of the use of models in modern science. Suggests that models can make a significant contribution to the teaching of science and mathematics. Explains that representative models, analogue models, logical models, and theoretical models are most commonly used models in science and mathematics. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Models, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A