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ERIC Number: EJ1118790
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Don't "Short Circuit" STEM Instruction
Bruxvoort, Crystal; Jadrich, James
Science Teacher, v83 n1 p23-28 Jan 2016
Science students should undertake engineering design projects and carry out scientific investigations, as recommended by the "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS Lead States 2013). However, studies show that students misconstrue the goals of science and engineering and are uncertain about their respective practices (Gilbert and Wade 2014; Harkema, Jadrich and Bruxvoort 2009, 2012; Jadrich and Bruxvoort 2013). This article describes an electric circuits lesson to teach about the goals and practices of science and engineering to physics students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: DUE0639694