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Cognitive factors affecting student understanding of geological time part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. Dodick, N. Orion

Earth and Life Through Time part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Steven M. Stanley

College student conceptions of geological time and the disconnect between ordering and scale part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Julie C. Libarkin, Josepha P. Kurdziel, Steven W. Anderson
College student conceptions of the scale of geologic time and the relationships between time and geological or biological events were evaluated through interviews, open-ended questionnaires, and ...

Philosophy in the Field part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Robert Frodeman
Understanding of geologic time extends one's human-scaled sense of time. One's sense of time determines the type and manner of things we think are real and important. If we see ourselves as existing ...

Science Policy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R. A. Jr. Pielke
Science policy involves consideration of two fundamental human activities: science and policy. People make decisions of valued outcomes, so thinking about science policy necessarily implicates ...

Artificial Outcrops Give Real Experience in Interpreting a Geologic History: The CMUland Group Project for Historical Geology Courses part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Kathleen C. Benison
A basic goal of historical geology courses is for students to gain an understanding of the methods, theories, and logic used in interpreting geologic histories. This is traditionally taught as a ...

Time in geological explanation as perceived by elementary school students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
C.R. Jr. Ault

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J. Dodick, N. Orion
Few discoveries in geology are more important than geological time. However, for most people, it is impossible to grasp because of its massive scale. In this chapter, we offer a solution to this ...

An analysis of the understanding of geological time by students at secondary and post-secondary level part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A.J. Hidalgo, J. Otero
This paper addresses the concept of geological time as used by students who face tasks that demand three types of skills: to locate events in time, to order them according to time calendar, and to ...

An investigation into the understanding of geological time among 17-year-old students, with implications for the subject matter knowledge of future teachers part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R. Trend
Conceptions of geological time among 17-year-old students are examined in order to explore the subject matter knowledge of beginning teachers from the pivotal educational context of GCE Advanced ...


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