ERIC Number: EJ349811
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
The Use of Paradoxes as an Instructional Strategy.
Rastovac, John J.; Slavsky, David B.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v16 n2 p113-18 Nov 1986
Describes a study in which paradoxes about seasons, hemispheres, and altitude were used to teach concepts in climatology. The misconceptions commonly held about the earth-sun distance relationship were used as an instructional strategy with an experimental group, which outgained the control group on an achievement test. (TW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A