ERIC Number: EJ660404
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Enhancing the Conceptual Understanding of Science.
Educational Horizons, v81 n2 p70-76 Win 2003
Describes three levels of understanding science: the phenomena (macroscopic), the particle (microscopic), and the symbolic. Suggests that the objective of science instruction at all levels is conceptual understanding of scientific inquiry. Discusses effective instructional strategies, including analogy, collaborative learning, concept mapping, discrepant events, and learning cycles. (Contains 27 references.) (Author/JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: What Works.