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ERIC Number: EJ925964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 78
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
A Review of Spatial Ability Literature, Its Connection to Chemistry, and Implications for Instruction
Harle, Marissa; Towns, Marcy
Journal of Chemical Education, v88 n3 p351-360 Mar 2011
Chemists and scientists use spatial abilities as part of the way they understand and communicate their subject areas. A review of the foundational research literature in spatial ability and its connections to chemistry as a field and chemical education research allows for the formulation of implications for teaching in chemistry. (Contains 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana; Michigan