ERIC Number: EJ602319
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Teaching the Nature of Science through Inquiry to Prospective Elementary Teachers: A Tale of Two Researchers.
Colburn, Alan; Bianchini, Julie A.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n2 p177-209 Feb 2000
Describes researcher and teacher-researcher analyses of inquiry teaching of the nature of science to prospective elementary teachers. Discusses the difficulties with presenting a cogent and comprehensive picture of the nature of science, the teacher's pivotal role in initiating discussions of science and scientists' work, and the strengths and limitations of using classroom-based research to investigate nature-of-science instruction. (Contains 66 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A