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Porter, Ronald; Lehman, Jeffrey – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1984

Describes 17 situations in physics which require students to write computer programs to solve. All the projects are general in nature and require students to have a thorough conceptual understanding of the content to apply the algorithm needed to solve the specific type of problem illustrated. (JN)

Descriptors: High Schools, Microcomputers, Physics, Problem Solving

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Baird, William E., Abst. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1984

Presented are abstracts of 10 papers presented at the 1984 National Educational Computing Conference. Paper topics deal with science teaching using microcomputers, exploring mathematical concepts with LOGO, a chemistry problem-solving program, interactive computer graphics in mathematics, an educational game to teach science/mathematics, learning…

Descriptors: Algebra, Chemistry, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation

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Powers, Michael H. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1984

Outlines a problem-solving method for beginning chemistry students that utilizes specific, concrete steps as well as computer-assisted tutorials. The method involves an approach referred to as the Factor-Unit Method coupled with a graphical "road map" which allows students to trace problems from start to finish. (JN)

Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, High Schools, Problem Solving

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Clason, Robert G. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990

Described is a method for drawing periodic tile patterns using LOGO. Squares, triangles, hexagons, shape filling, and random tile laying are included. These activities incorporate problem solving, programing methods, and the geometry of angles and polygons. (KR)

Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Geometry, Junior High Schools

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Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W.; Rayner-Canham, Marelene F. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990

Described is a series of computer tutorials developed to teach students a logical method of problem solving for chemistry. The structure, pedagogy, and problem-solving strategies of the computer software program are described. (CW)

Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology

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Blickensderfer, Roger – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990

Presented are several simple kinetic systems together with the spreadsheets used to solve them. A set of exercises in chemical kinetics appropriate for an introductory course in physical chemistry is given. Error propagation calculations with experimental data are illustrated. (CW)

Descriptors: College Science, Computation, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education

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Troutner, Joanne – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Described are 10 computer software programs for problem solving related to mathematics. Programs described are: (1) Box Solves Story Problems; (2) Safari Search; (3) Puzzle Tanks; (4) The King's Rule; (5) The Factory; (6) The Royal Rules; (7) The Enchanted Forest; (8) Gears; (9) The Super Factory; and (10) Creativity Unlimited. (RH)

Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Elementary School Mathematics

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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Abstracts of seven selected papers from the 7th Annual Microcomputers in Education Conference are presented. Papers are included on microcomputer-based labs, teaching science with robots, microcomputer software, problem solving, computer integrated math activities, and computer assisted mathematics. (RH)

Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware

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Troutner, Joanne – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Discusses some of the variables teachers must consider when using computer software in the science classroom. Describes eight commercially available computer programs that are designed to teach problem solving in science. Includes the producer's address, the grade level for which the program was written, and a critique. (TW)

Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews

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Smith, Richard L., Comp. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987

Contains an annotated bibliography of articles which deal with computer-assisted testing. Includes the author's name, the periodical in which the article appeared, and a short description of the article. (TW)

Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Science, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Science

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Walton, Karen Doyle, Comp. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

Provides an annotated list of references for educators on using computers in the classroom and for researchers in gathering background materials for the preparation of articles, grant proposals, and presentations. Focuses specifically on probability and computers. (ML)

Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education, Instructional Improvement

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Canham, Geoffrey W. Rayner; Dickie, William – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

Presents a step-wise approach to introducing computer-assisted drill into a college-level preparatory chemistry course. Describes identification of need, choice of computer system, software development, program evaluation, and future directions. (JM)

Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Curriculum Development

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Smith, Richard L. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986

Annotates reference material on artificial intelligence, mostly at an introductory level, with applications to education and learning. Topics include: (1) programing languages; (2) expert systems; (3) language instruction; (4) tutoring systems; and (5) problem solving and reasoning. (JM)

Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Artificial Intelligence, College Science

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Pinter-Lucke, Claudia – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1992

This article provides pedagogical techniques that require active student participation in the use of computer spreadsheets while determining recursive numerical solutions to equations. Included are several computer screen displays which illustrate the various advantages in using spreadsheets specific to synthetic division, the bisection method,…

Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Functions (Mathematics)

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Baird, William E. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1985

Provides abstracts of five papers presented at the Fourth Annual Microcomputers in Education Conference. Papers considered microcomputers in science laboratories, Apple II Plus/e computer-assisted instruction in chemistry, computer solutions for space mechanics concerns, computer applications to problem solving and hypothesis testing, and…

Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Higher Education