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ERIC Number: EJ837583
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8121
"Using" Computer Graphic Representations to Promote Learning in Elementary Science Courses
Lazaros, Edward J.; Spotts, Thomas H.
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v46 n2 p11-14 Sum 2009
This interdisciplinary activity promotes science, technology, and language arts and is well suited for upper elementary grade students. In the activity, students' research about a teacher-assigned weather phenomenon facilitates their study of the weather. When they have completed their research, students word process a paper summarizing their findings and generate graphical representations of a weather phenomenon using Microsoft Paint software. The paper and the computer-generated graphical representation measure learning and provide insight into the level of student understanding that other assessment tools, such as quizzes, tests, and questioning techniques, do not provide. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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