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Relationship between Earth Science Education and Spatial Visualization part of SERC Print Resource Collection
N. Orion, D. Ben-Chaim, Y. Kali
Spatial Abilities of High-School Students in the Perception of Geologic Structures part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Y. Kali, N. Orion
Spatial abilities are required to study structural geology. The Geo3D software which the authors of the article have created allows high school students to perceive geological structures and envision ...
The Cambridge Handbook of Visuospatial Thinking part of SERC Print Resource Collection
P. Shah, A. Miyake
This book presents a broad overview of research on visuospatial thinking that can be used by researchers and students in both basic research and applied/naturalistic contexts.
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
This book is a classic outline of how complex information can be presented through graphics, charts, and diagrams. Not only does the book show how to display numeric data graphically, it shows how to ...
Envisioning Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
This book focuses on informational design, but is also useful in designing other print media. Tufte uses historical examples of successful and failed visual communication of data and outlines several ...
Visual Explanations part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
Conceptual Change Through Building Three-dimensional Models part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Barnett, T. Keating, S. Barab, K. Hay
Virtual Solar System Project: Building Understanding Through Model Building part of SERC Print Resource Collection
S. A. Barab, K. E. Hay, M. Barnett, T. Keating
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 ...
Making Visualization Accessible to Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Daniel C. Edelson, Matthew Brown, Douglas N. Gordin, Duane A. Griffin
The NSF-funded educational research project known as WorldWatcher is outlined. In this work, the authors have focused effort on recognizing the supports needed by learners to aid them in ...
Mental Rotation of Three-Dimensional Objects part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Robert Shepard, Jacqueline Metzler
This study shows that the time to recognize that two-dimensional perspective drawings portray a three-dimensional object increases linearly with the number of angular rotations required to portray ...