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Geo-Logic: Breaking Ground Between Philosophy and the Earth Sciences
R. Frodeman
This book examines the boundaries between philosophy and earth science. The author challenges each field, proposing that only by engaging other fields will earth science and philosophy reach their ...

Talking Science: Language, Learning, and Values
Jay Lemke
(from the publisher) Talking Science discusses the role of language in teaching and in communication of scientific and technical subjects. It identifies and analyzes the many strategies teachers and ...

Assessment of learning in entry-level geoscience courses: Results from the Geoscience Concept Inventory
Julie C. Libarkin, Steven W. Anderson
In this research article, the authors describe the development of the Geoscience Concept Inventory and its application in 43 courses with a total of 2500 students. The authors used the GCI as a pre- ...

Word usage misconceptions among first-year university physics students
G. Jacobs
This study compared students' perceived understanding of commonplace physics terminology with their actual understanding of it. First-year university physics students were presented with a list ...

Nature of Science: Past, Present, and Future
N. G. Lederman
This is a chapter in a book about K-12 science education and science teacher education. Lederman addresses the assessment of student and teacher understanding of the nature of science (NOS). He ...

Historical science, experimental science, and the scientific method
Carol E. Cleland
This article argues that the claim that historical science is methodologically inferior to experimental science cannot be sustained. The implication for learning and education is that instruction in ...

Criteria of Excellence for Geological Inquiry: The Necessity of Ambiguity
Charles R. Jr. Ault
Reports on the application of Gowin's epistemology to examples from geological inquiry which yield criteria of excellence specific to the demands characteristic of geological problems. ...

Methodological and Epistemic Differences between Historical Science and Experimental Science
Carol E. Cleland
This paper rejects the claim that historical research is epistemically inferior. It argues that scientists engage in two very different patterns of evidential reasoning and, although there is ...

Understanding Models in Earth and Space Science
Stephen W. Gilbert, Shirley Watt Ireton
Whether your lessons concern molecules or Mars, Understanding Models in Earth and Space Science offers practical guidance. It’s designed to help you understand the full range of ...

The Importance of Understanding the Nature of Science for Accepting Evolution
T. Lombrozo, A. Thanukos, M. Weisberg
Many students reject evolutionary theory, whether or not they adequately understand basic evolutionary concepts. We explore the hypothesis that accepting evolution is related to understanding the ...

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