Search results for author:"Drew Neilson"
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Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas Vol. 46, No. 1 (2009) pp. 13–16
Encouraging students to share their ideas, design mechanisms for testing ideas, and make conclusions about the validity of their ideas on the basis of evidence collected can enhance teaching about friction. The authors focus on teaching science...
Science Teacher Vol. 80, No. 6 (September 2013) pp. 35–41
Of the eight practices of science identified in "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" (NRC 2012), helping students develop and use models has been identified by many as an anchor (Schwarz and Passmore 2012; Windschitl 2012). In...
Model Based Inquiry in the High School Physics Classroom: An Exploratory Study of Implementation and Outcomes
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2011) pp. 258–269
This study considers whether Model Based Inquiry (MBI) is a suitable mechanism for facilitating science as inquiry to allow students to develop deep understandings of difficult concepts, while also gaining better understandings of science process...