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Structured Academic Controversy: A Peaceful Approach to Controversial Issues part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Claudia Khourey-Bowers
This article describes the use of structured academic controversy to teach evolution to pre-service science teachers. This pedagogic strategy is designed to engage students in controversy and then ...

Activities for Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science part of SERC Print Resource Collection
National Academy Press
This is a chapter from the National Academy of Sciences book "Teaching about Evolution and the Nature of Science" (1998). This chapter presents eight activities that science ...

Earth and Mind: How Geologists Think and Learn about the Earth part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C.A. Manduca, D.W. Mogk
What does it mean to be a geoscientist? What characterizes the expertise that geoscientists bring to understanding the Earth? How do students develop this expertise? This volume brings together ...

Metaphoric structuring: Understanding time through spatial metaphors part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Lera Boroditsky
Abstract: cited by Tversky 2005, re "priming of temporal perspective from spatial but not vice versa", which is supposed to indicate that spatial use of overlapping terms such as ...

How Important is Deep Time? part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R. D. Trend
Summarizes all his work on perception of deep time, among 10-11 year olds, 17 year olds, pre-service teachers, and in-service teachers. 10-11 year olds have 2 clusters for events in geologic history ...


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