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Reed, Rajika E.; Bodzin, Alec M. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
An interdisciplinary curriculum unit that used Web GIS mapping to investigate malaria disease patterns and spread in relation to the environment for a high school Advanced Placement Environmental Science course was developed. A feasibility study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of the unit to promote geospatial thinking and reasoning…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Public Health, Teaching Methods, Diseases
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Wagaba, Francis; Treagust, David F.; Chandrasegaran, A. L.; Won, Mihye – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
An action research study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of providing metacognitive support to enhance Year 9 students' metacognitive capabilities in order to better understand science concepts related to light, environmental health, ecosystems, genetics, ecology, atoms and the Periodic Table. The study was conducted over three years…
Descriptors: Action Research, Metacognition, Curriculum Enrichment, Scientific Concepts