Models and Modeling

Cognitive Tools for Scientific Enquiry

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0448-0 (Print) 978-94-007-0449-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Theory Formation and Modeling in Science Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-21

      Modeling and the Future of Science Learning

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      Pages 23-40

      A Study of Expert Theory Formation: The Role of Different Model Types and Domain Frameworks

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      Pages 41-76

      The Nature of Scientific Meta-Knowledge

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      Pages 77-96

      From Modeling Schemata to the Profiling Schema: Modeling Across the Curricula for Profile Shaping Education

  3. Modeling and Student Learning in Science Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-120

      Helping Students Construct Robust Conceptual Models

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      Pages 121-139

      The Molecular Workbench Software: An Innovative Dynamic Modeling Tool for Nanoscience Education

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      Pages 141-171

      Lowering the Learning Threshold: Multi-Agent-Based Models and Learning Electricity

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      Pages 173-194

      Engineering-Based Modelling Experiences in the Elementary and Middle Classroom

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      Pages 195-218

      Engaging Elementary Students in Scientific Modeling: The MoDeLS Fifth-Grade Approach and Findings

  4. Modeling and Teachers’ Knowledge

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-237

      Relationships Between Elementary Teachers’ Conceptions of Scientific Modeling and the Nature of Science

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      Pages 239-261

      Science Teachers’ Knowledge About Learning and Teaching Models and Modeling in Public Understanding of Science

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      Pages 263-279

      Teaching Pre-service Elementary Teachers to Teach Science with Computer Models

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 281-290