ERIC Number: EJ607087
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Diversity of Students' Views about Evidence, Theory, and the Interface between Science and Religion in an Astronomy Course.
Brickhouse, Nancy W.; Dagher, Zoubeida R.; Letts, William J. IV; Shipman, Harry L.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n4 p340-62 Apr 2000
Examines the growth in students' understanding about the nature of astronomy in a one-semester college course. Discusses how students respond to instruction with regard to the extent to which they demand and examine evidence used for justifying claims, integrate scientific and religious views, and distinguish between scientific and nonscientific theories. (Contains 50 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A