Process of Science
Teaching the Process of ScienceThis module was authored by Anne E. Egger, Stanford University, as part of a collaboration between Visionlearning and the SERC Pedagogic Service, and includes the products of a July 2009 workshop on Teaching the Process of Science.
What is Teaching the Process of Science?
You may feel that the process of science is implicit in your teaching, but do your students get it? What exactly does "teaching the process of science" involve? Learn more...
Why Should I Teach the Process of Science?
We know that students bring misconceptions to their undergraduate days in many areas, including the process of science, and that these misconceptions must be acknowledged before new, more accurate concepts can be learned. What misconceptions do they hold about the process of science? Why is it important for me to address those misconceptions in my course? Learn more...
How Do I Teach the Process of Science?
Integrating the process of science into your teaching does not necessarily require making major changes. Simply making the aspects of science that you consider implicit within your teaching explicit can significantly improve student understanding of the nature of science. There are many ways to integrate the process into your teaching. Learn more...
Examples and texts for Teaching the Process of Science
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