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Grandgenett, Neal; Clark, Paul; Topp, Neal; Pawloski, Bob; Kassebaum, Roger; Ostler, Elliott; Schnase, Bill – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2000
Describes the ongoing curriculum development efforts of the Consortium for the Application of Space Data in Education (CASDE), an evolving consortium of educators, engineers, scientists, and other professionals dedicated to providing the educational community with vast amounts of NASA imagery, tools, and interdisciplinary learning activities via…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Instructional Materials, Internet, Science Activities
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Bos, Nathan – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2000
Explores a new web-based curriculum idea of having students write and "publish" critical web "reviews" of scientific resources as a means of both practicing critical evaluation of web resources and making an authentic value-added contribution to the web. Makes some teaching suggestions. (Contains 21 references.) (Author/WRM)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, High Schools, Literature Reviews, Science Activities
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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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Adams, Helen M.; Russ, John C. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1992
A unit of study for gifted fourth and fifth graders is described on the subject of mathematical periodicity and chaos and the underlying physical processes which produce these phenomena. Hands-on activities, data analysis tools and computer aids are used for instruction in simple periodic motion (pendulum), complex superposition of motions…
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Fractals
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Reif-Lehrer, Liane – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1992
Author explains that good communication skills require the following: an understanding of the audience and subtle interactions between writer and reader, organization skills, and certain basic communication skills. The task of writing a grant proposal in response to a specific set of instructions is used to illustrate the analysis and responses…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Expository Writing, Higher Education
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Arce, Pedro – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Addresses the problem of the effectiveness of teaching methodologies on fundamental engineering courses such as transport phenomena. Recommends the colloquial approach, an active learning strategy, to increase student involvement in the learning process. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies
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Horwitz, Paul; Barowy, Bill – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Describes a project that explores the use of interactive computer software for teaching Einstein's special theory of relativity to secondary students. Also describes ways to use computers to help students visualize and experiment with otherwise inaccessible phenomena. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Concept Formation
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Richards, John; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1992
Explorer is an interactive environment based on a constructivist epistemology of learning that integrates animated computer models with analytic capabilities for learning science. The system includes graphs, a spreadsheet, scripting, and interactive tools. Two examples involving the dynamics of colliding objects and electric circuits illustrate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation
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Weiss, Thomas F.; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1992
Describes a software library developed to teach biophysics and physiology undergraduates that includes software on (1) the Hodgkin-Huxley model for excitation of action potentials in electrically excitable cells; (2) a random-walk model of diffusion; (3) single voltage-gated ion channels; (4) steady-state chemically mediated transport; and (5)…
Descriptors: Biophysics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Technology
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Barra, Maria; Ferrandino, Salvatore; Scarano, Vittorio – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1999
Presents the key design concepts of a software project whose objective is to provide a simple, cheap, and efficient solution for showing slides during lessons in computer labs. Contains 26 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Stapp, William B. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2000
Presents information on the Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN), which is a global communication system for analyzing watershed usage and monitoring the quality and quantity of river water. Describes GREEN's watershed educational model and strategies and international development. (Contains 67 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum
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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
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Gorodetsky, Malka; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Examines the impact of using the Macintosh-based knowledge organization tool, SemNet, with prospective elementary and middle school teachers enrolled in an upper division biology course. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Biology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Education
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Kumar, David D.; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Investigates HyperCard as a tool for assessment in science education and determines whether or not a HyperCard assessment instrument could differentiate between expert and novice student performance on balancing stoichiometric equations in science education. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Evaluation, High Schools, Measures (Individuals)
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Chung, C. M.; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1996
Presents samples of game-display board activities designed for junior high science classes. Employs ideas from traditional seatwork and end-of-chapter exercises such as matching, multiple choice, word puzzles, and summary tables. Activities require a vertical magnetic white board and magnetic word and picture cards. Facilitates classroom…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Educational Games, Educational Technology
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