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ERIC Number: EJ612099
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4308
Virtual Solar System Project: Building Understanding through Model Building.
Barab, Sasha A.; Hay, Kenneth E.; Barnett, Michael; Keating, Thomas
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n7 p719-56 Sep 2000
Describes an introductory astronomy course for undergraduate students in which students use three-dimensional (3-D) modeling tools to model the solar system and develop rich understandings of astronomical phenomena. Indicates that 3-D modeling can be used effectively in regular undergraduate university courses as a tool to develop understandings of various astronomical phenomena. (Contains 91 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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