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Journal of Research in Science Teaching

January 2015 Volume 52, Number 1

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Using Representational Tools to Learn about Complex Systems: A Tale of Two Classrooms

    Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Lei Liu, Steven Gray & Rebecca Jordan

    Orchestrating inquiry-based science learning in the classroom is a complex undertaking. It requires fitting the culture of the classroom with the teacher's teaching and inquiry practices. To... More

    pp. 6-35

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  2. Seeking the General Explanation: A Test of Inductive Activities for Learning and Transfer

    Jonathan T. Shemwell, Catherine C. Chase & Daniel L. Schwartz

    Evaluating the relation between evidence and theory should be a central activity for science learners. Evaluation comprises both hypothetico-deductive analysis, where theory precedes evidence, and ... More

    pp. 58-83

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