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Virtual Solar System Project: Building Understanding Through Model Building part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article describes an astronomy course for undergraduates where students use 3-D modeling tools to model the solar system and, in the process, develop rich understanding of astronomical ...

Multimedia Instruction: Lessons from Evaluation of a Theory-base Design part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper describes a theoretical model for stages in the cognitive comprehension of a machine from diagrams and accompanying text. From this model, the article discusses the process of designing ...

From Physical Models to Biomechanics: A Design-based Modeling Approach part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study looks at children's understanding of the natural world through the design, building, testing, and evaluation of models. In this example, children were asked to build a model of the human ...

Building Functional Models: Designing an Elbow part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study focuses on children's attempts to understand the function of their elbows through a process of model-based design. Via discussion, model building evaluation, and revision, children came to ...

Are Theories of Imagery Theories of Imagination? An Active Perception Approach to Conscious Mental Content part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book considers three views of mental imagery: quasi-pictorial, description, and perceptual activity theories. This book advocates perceptual activity theory as an explanation for the phenomenon ...

Inquiry, Modeling, and Metacognition: Making Science Accessible to All Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper reports on the 1994 trials of the ThinkerTools Inquiry Curriculum which was designed to teach metacognitive skills to middle school science students. Despite sampling weaknesses, findings ...

Effect of Type of Practice in a Computer Aided Design Environment in Visualizing Three-Dimensional Objects from Two-Dimensional Orthographic Projections part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This study to determine the effect of practice in manipulating two- and three-dimensional wireframe images on a learner's ability to visualize 3D objects shows that those who received practice ...

Effect of student-generated diagrams versus student generated summaries on conceptual understanding of causal and dynamic knowledge in plate tectonics part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper compares learning between students reading an article on Plate Tectonics, reading the article and writing summaries while reading, and reading the article and drawing diagrams while ...