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Trumper, Ricardo – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2002
Explains that thinking like a physicist involves an understanding of the scientific methods of inquiry and the ability to use these methods in investigations. Describes two simple experiments in which high school and college students measure physical constants and make an easy analysis of their experimental data by applying the tools offered by…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, High Schools, Higher Education
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Nachmias, Rafi; Tuvi, Inbal – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2001
Discusses science educators' interest in Web-based learning (WBL). Provides a classification scheme by which scientifically-oriented educational websites can be evaluated for content level. Presents an example of site evaluation in the field of atomic structure and discusses the potential embedded in this taxonomy to assist the web site developer,…
Descriptors: Classification, Computer Uses in Education, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education
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Balaban, Alexandru T. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1999
Discusses in great detail aspects connected with the visual and mental processing of chemical images. Presents various types of conventions for translating three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional representations. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Uses in Education, Higher Education, Models
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Post-Zwicker, A. P.; Davis, W.; Grip, R.; McKay, M.; Stotler, D. P.; Pfaff, R. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1999
Presents a model for using the Internet to teach high school students about plasma physics and fusion energy. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Data Collection, Energy Education, Internet
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Crippen, Kent J.; Brooks, David W. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2000
Indicates the importance of journaling for student teachers to reflect upon the nature of the teaching experience and the increasing of student and supervising teacher communication by e-mail. Describes flexible strategies using a personal digital assistant to facilitate the development of field notes during observations. (Contains 17 references.)…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperating Teachers, Electronic Mail, Higher Education
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Tinker, Robert F. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1992
Analyzes the applicability to mathematics and science education of geographic information systems. Gives examples of possible applications involving aerosol detection in the atmosphere, verification of satellite images, and the Kidnet Project. Sketches out a research agenda and describes needed characteristics of the software when applied to…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology