Search results for author:"Uri Wilensky"
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Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 8, No. 1 (1999) pp. 3–19
Argues for an expanded role for the concept of emergent levels in science education. Cites confusion of levels and slippage between levels as the source of many people's misunderstandings about patterns and phenomena. Contains 35 references. (DDR)
Diving into Complexity: Developing Probabilistic Decentralized Thinking through Role-Playing Activities
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 7, No. 2 (1998) pp. 153–72
Argues that role-playing activities can be a powerful tool in mathematics and science education, particularly in the new sciences of complexity (i.e., the study of complex systems). Two role-playing activities are described, each designed to help...