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ERIC Number: EJ869351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Science and Engineering
Harkema, Jennifer; Jadrich, James; Bruxvoort, Crystal
Science Teacher, v76 n9 p27-30 Dec 2009
Students should understand both the science and the engineering models of experimentation. Since students are often predisposed to using the engineering model, teachers must intentionally design activities that better reflect the nature of scientific experimentation. In this article, the authors recommend some guidelines that can be used when creating and implementing science labs. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A