The Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This essay describes the problems that can develop while working with multiple hypotheses and presents ideas for solving these problems. Topics discussed include premature theory development, the ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain, Geoscience Expertise
Journal of Chemical Education: About Teaching with Problems and Case Studies part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This feature column from the Journal of Chemical Education provides teachers and professors with real-world scenarios that involve chemistry and encourage students to appreciate how chemistry and ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design, Ways Of Learning, Instructional Design:Inquiry-Based Learning
Psychomotor Domain Taxonomy part of SERC Web Resource Collection
Pennsylvania State University's "Teaching and Learning with Technology" program presents an overview of Bloom's Psychomotor Domain Taxonomy, which is characterized by progressive ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Cognitive Development:Bloom's Taxonomy, Instructional Design:Use of Technology
Minnesota Lake Monitoring Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site offers information on the Citizen Lake Monitoring Program (CLMP). CLMP combines the technical resources of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the volunteer efforts of ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design
Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water
Teaching to Higher Levels of Thinking: Harnessing the Affective Domain part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site from Idaho State University describes taxonomies of the cognitive domain, research on thinking models, and taxonomies of the affective domain. The site explains how appealing to the ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain, Affective Domain
A Fractal Thinker Looks at Learning, Observing and Assessment part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site describes a way to reorganize available information on materials, processes and rates to make teaching part of a more understandable system interrelated in space and time. Fractals may ...
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning, Assessment, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
The Knowledge Survey: A Tool for All Reasons part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website discusses knowledge surveys, which offer a powerful way to achieve course organization and enact instructional alignment. Surveys serve as powerful assessment tools that provide a ...
Research on Learning: Assessment
Subject: Education, :Assessment:Knowledge Survey
The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Collection part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website presents educational case studies in a variety of disciplines. Featured case studies are designed to be used in teaching, applying science concepts to public policy, legal disputes, and ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design, Assessment, Affective Domain:Learning Environments
The Goal of Evolution Instruction: Belief or Literacy? part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This paper discusses an approach to teaching evolution that allows students to develop an accurate understanding of the nature of science and the scientific process, resulting in improvement in their ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design:Science Education Standards/Science Literacy, Affective Domain:Teaching Controversial Topics
Subject: Biology:Evolution, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Education
The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This PDF from researchers at Arizona State University illustrates useful graphs, charts and maps with which to teach undergraduates petrology and other processes beneath the earth's surface.
Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:Maps, Spatial Representations Of Data , Ways Of Learning:Visual Learning, Geoscience Expertise