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ERIC Number: EJ909765
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
Creative Writing and Promoting Understanding in Science: Alternative Ways to Interest Students in Writing about Science
Akcay, Hakan; Hand, Brian; Norton-Meier, Lori
School Science Review, v92 n339 p49-53 Dec 2010
Science writing opportunities are used as a resource to enable students to understand science concepts. This study represents three different writing-to-learn tasks that enable students to learn science and to demonstrate their developing understanding about the human body system. The teacher and students engaged in a variety of science enquiries connected with writing opportunities that worked together to develop student understanding about the human body system. (Contains 2 tables and 4 boxes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A