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Fieldwork is Good? The Student Experience of Field Courses part of SERC Web Resource CollectionThe Higher Education Academy
This site describes the results of a research project that was conducted across geography, earth science and environmental science disciplines to examine the effect of fieldwork on students' ...
Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource CollectionDiane Schweizer Clayton, Catherine Gautier
We investigate the merit of including deliberate instruction on argumentation and debate in an undergraduate Earth system science course. We examine sample student evaluations of arguments ...
Development and Validation of an Instrument for Assessing the Learning Environment of Outdoor Science Activities part of SERC Print Resource Collection
N. Orion, A. Hofstein, P. Tamir, and G.J. Gidding
This study was conducted to describe the development and validation of Science Outdoor Learning Environment Inventory (SOLEI), an instrument used to assess science learning environments on field ...
Development of system thinking skills in the context of earth system education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Orit Ben-Zvi Assaraf, Nir Orion
This study deals with the development of system thinking skills at the junior high school level. The sample population included about 50 eighth-grade students from two different classes of an urban ...
Understanding the Learning Process and Effectiveness of Teaching Methods in the Classroom, Laboratory, and Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Acting Out Science: Using Senate Hearings to Debate Global Climate Change part of SERC Print Resource Collection
W.S. Harwood, J.G. McKinster, L. Cruz, D. Gabel
This article describes the design and implementation of a role-playing exercise which is set in a Senate hearing about global warming. The students play senators and members of special interest ...
Mass Extinction Debates: How Science Works in a Crisis part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a history of science project documenting a controversy as it unfolds. The controversy in question is whether the K/T extinction was caused by catastrophic volcanism or an asteroid impact. ...
Introducing Evolution to Non-Biology Majors Via the Fossil Record: A case study from the Israeli High School System part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Dodick, and N. Orion
This paper discusses the curriculum, From Dinosaurs to Darwin: Evolution from the Perspective of Geologic Time, and a case study of the implementation of that curriculum in a high school class. Many ...
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R.F. Kempa, and N. Orion
This study explores student perceptions of team learning in earth science fieldwork and focuses on work group compositions and learning patterns. A gender balanced student sample from three High ...