ERIC Number: EJ627080
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Using Analogies To Improve Elementary School Students' Inferential Reasoning about Scientific Concepts.
Yanowitz, Karen L.
School Science and Mathematics, v101 n3 p133-42 Mar 2001
Presents a study in which some students in grades 3-6 were taught scientific concepts using instructional analogies while others received expository texts not containing analogies. Indicates that students who received the analogical text demonstrated better inferential reasoning than students who received the non-analogical text. (Contains 57 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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