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ERIC Number: EJ776744
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 3
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Line Graph Learning
Pitts Bannister, Vanessa R.; Jamar, Idorenyin; Mutegi, Jomo W.
Science and Children, v45 n2 p30-32 Oct 2007
In this article, the learning progress of one fifth-grade student is examined with regard to the development of her graph interpretation skills as she participated in the Junior Science Institute (JSI), a two-week, science intensive summer camp in which participants engaged in microbiology research and application. By showcasing the student's development of graph interpretation skills, the authors hope to make apparent some of the cognitive processes students may go through as they attempt to master this important inquiry skill and thus provide fellow teachers with insight as to how to more effectively develop these skills in their own students. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 5
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A