The Seasons Explained by Refutational Modeling Activities

Frede, Valérie
April 2008
Astronomy Education Review;Apr2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p44
Academic Journal
This article describes the principles and investigation of a small-group laboratory activity based on refutational modeling to teach the concept of seasons to preservice elementary teachers. The results show that these teachers improved significantly when they had to refute their initial misconceptions practically.


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