Modeling and Simulation in Science and Mathematics Education

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7135-2 (Print) 978-1-4612-1414-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Modeling Tools for Students and Teachers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-4

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      Pages 5-37

      Modeling Clay for Thinking and Learning

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      Pages 38-69

      Training System Modelers: The NSF CC-STADUS and CC-SUSTAIN Projects

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      Pages 70-94

      Construction of Models to Promote Scientific Understanding

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      Chapter

      Pages 95-113

      A Visual Modeling Tool for Mathematics Experiment and Inquiry

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      Pages 114-137

      Decentralized Modeling and Decentralized Thinking

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      Chapter

      Pages 138-148

      An Object-Based Modeling Tool for Science Inquiry

  3. Model-Based Inquiry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-150

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      Chapter

      Pages 151-178

      GasLab—an Extensible Modeling Toolkit for Connecting Micro-and Macro-properties of Gases

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      Chapter

      Pages 179-196

      Designing Computer Models That Teach

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      Pages 197-225

      Modeling as Inquiry Activity in School Science: What’s the Point?

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      Pages 226-256

      Alternative Approaches to Using Modeling and Simulation Tools for Teaching Science

  4. Toward Extended Modeling Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-258

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      Chapter

      Pages 259-281

      The Developing Scientist as Craftsperson

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      Chapter

      Pages 282-319

      Multisensory Immersion as a Modeling Environment for Learning Complex Scientific Concepts

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      Chapter

      Pages 320-322

      Conclusion

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 323-336