ERIC Number: EJ930023
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 80
The Story behind the Science: Bringing Science and Scientists to Life in Post-Secondary Science Education
Clough, Michael P.
Science & Education, v20 n7-8 p701-717 Jul 2011
With funding from the United States National Science Foundation, 30 historical short stories designed to teach science content and draw students' attention to the nature of science (NOS) have been created for post-secondary introductory astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics courses. The project rationale, story development and structure, and freely available stories at the project website are presented.
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Literary Genres, Instructional Materials, Web Sites, Federal Programs, Introductory Courses, College Instruction, Scientists, Science Instruction, Science Education, College Science, Story Telling, Sciences, Science History, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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