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Tra, Yolande V.; Evans, Irene M. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2010
"BIO2010" put forth the goal of improving the mathematical educational background of biology students. The analysis and interpretation of microarray high-dimensional data can be very challenging and is best done by a statistician and a biologist working and teaching in a collaborative manner. We set up such a collaboration and designed a course on…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Software, Biology, Interdisciplinary Approach
Adams, Dennis; Hamm, Mary – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2008
This book builds on the social nature of learning to provide useful suggestions for reaching reluctant learners. It is based on the assumption that instruction that focuses on students' interests and builds on collaborative and differentiated learning will allow students to move from believing they "can't do mathematics or science" to a feeling of…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Student Interests, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving
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Blanco, Francesco; La Rocca, Paola; Petta, Catia; Riggi, Francesco – European Journal of Physics, 2009
An educational model simulation of the sound produced by lightning in the sky has been employed to demonstrate realistic signatures of thunder and its connection to the particular structure of the lightning channel. Algorithms used in the past have been revisited and implemented, making use of current computer techniques. The basic properties of…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Simulation, Science Instruction, Introductory Courses
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Burkholder, Phillip R.; Purser, Gordon H.; Cole, Renee S. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2008
Intermolecular forces play an important role in many aspects of chemistry ranging from inorganic to biological chemistry. These forces dictate molecular conformation, species aggregation (including self-assembly), trends in solubility and boiling points, adsorption characteristics, viscosity, phase changes, surface tension, capillary action, vapor…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Chemistry, Molecular Structure, Science Instruction
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Guinan, Tricia; Stephens, Larry – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Considers three questions regarding computer science courses: (1) Can performance be predicted?; (2) Does a solid mathematical background provide the student with an advantage?; and (3) Is gender a factor in performance or aptitude? Reports a strong math background was related to achievement in a beginning course while gender was not related. (MVL)
Descriptors: Achievement, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education
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Dobrogowski, W.; Maziewski, A.; Zablotskii, V. – European Journal of Physics, 2007
We describe our experience in building a remote laboratory for teaching magnetic domains. Fulfilling the proposed on-line experiments, students can observe and study magnetization processes that are often difficult to explain with written material. It is proposed that networks of remotely accessible laboratories could be integrated in the Global…
Descriptors: Science Laboratories, Magnets, Scientific Concepts, Science Experiments
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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987
Abstracts of seven selected papers from the 7th Annual Microcomputers in Education Conference are presented. Papers are included on microcomputer-based labs, teaching science with robots, microcomputer software, problem solving, computer integrated math activities, and computer assisted mathematics. (RH)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
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Day, Roger P., Comp. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987
Provided is an annotated bibliography on spreadsheets and the use of spreadsheets for science and mathematics. Each reference includes the following information: (1) author; (2) title of article or publication; (3) date; and (4) abstract. (RH)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Gjertsen, Margaret; Risley, John S. – The Physics Teacher, 1987
This document was developed to help teachers locate computer software to enhance the teaching of traditional physics at all educational levels. It contains a table listing approximately 900 packages. The table is organized by type of computer (Apple II, Atari, Commodore, IBM PC, Macintosh, and TRS-80) and is alphabetized first by publisher and…
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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Thompson, H. Bradford – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Provides a method to use superscripts and subscripts on the screen by using graphics screen modes. Gives two methods and provides a listing of a sample BASIC program. (MVL)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Chemistry, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs
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Roberts, Nancy; Barclay, Tim – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Builds on a National Science Foundation (NSF) microcomputer based laboratory project to introduce system dynamics into the precollege setting. Focuses on providing students with powerful and investigatory theory building tools. Discusses developed hardware, software, and curriculum materials used to introduce model building and simulations into…
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Computers
Southeastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE), Tallahassee, FL. – 1992
The Sharing Success program, recognizes exemplary public school programs and practices in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Each year, SERVE emphasizes a specific program area for recognition based on one of the national goals for education. This "Sharing Success" publication…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Algebra, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education
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Lyublinskaya, Irina; Zhou, George – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2008
Graphing calculators and data collection technology was integrated in an undergraduate science methods classes for preservice elementary school teachers. The study investigated whether preservice teachers' knowledge and comfort with the use of graphing calculator technology and their perspectives in the use of graphing calculator technology were…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Graphing Calculators, Teaching Methods
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Fernandes, J. C.; Ferraz, A.; Rogalski, M. S. – European Journal of Physics, 2010
A basic setup for data acquisition and analysis from an oscillatory circuit is described, with focus on its application as either low-pass, high-pass, band-pass or band-reject frequency filter. A homemade board containing the "RLC" elements allows for the interchange of some of them, in particular, for the easy change of the "R" value, and this…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Data Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Physics
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Baeza-Baeza, Juan Jose; Garcia-Alvarez-Coque, Maria Celia – Journal of Chemical Education, 2011
A general systematic approach is proposed for the numerical calculation of multi-equilibrium problems. The approach involves several steps: (i) the establishment of balances involving the chemical species in solution (e.g., mass balances, charge balance, and stoichiometric balance for the reaction products), (ii) the selection of the unknowns (the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Chemistry, Computation, Science Instruction
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