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ERIC Number: EJ804932
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-1059-0145
Using a Computer Animation to Teach High School Molecular Biology
Rotbain, Yosi; Marbach-Ad, Gili; Stavy, Ruth
Journal of Science Education and Technology, v17 n1 p49-58 Feb 2008
We present an active way to use a computer animation in secondary molecular genetics class. For this purpose we developed an activity booklet that helps students to work interactively with a computer animation which deals with abstract concepts and processes in molecular biology. The achievements of the experimental group were compared with those of a control group by means of a written questionnaire, which the students received right after the molecular genetics instruction. Analysis of the post-test showed that the mean score of the experimental group was significantly higher than the mean score of the control group. This positive trend was also reflected in personal interviews.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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