ERIC Number: EJ663429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Utilizing Traditional Knowledge in a Scientific Setting.
Boyne, Grace M.
Winds of Change, v18 n1 p52-53 Win 2003
A nuclear physicist feels that his Navajo upbringing, with its emphasis on the structure of nature and abstract reasoning, prepared him well for the world of physics. Traditional Navajo sandpaintings helped him understand physics concepts. Native American students show strengths in learning visual, perceptual, or spatial information, and they frequently use mental images rather than word associations. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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