TITLE

Using Analogies in Elementary Science

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, S. Ren�; Abell, Sandra K.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Science & Children;Dec2008, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents questions and answers related with analogies in elementary science including the importance of using analogies, similarities among analogies, and ways on using analogies.
ACCESSION #
35691012

 

Related Articles

  • Ä°NSAN VE ÇEVRE KONUSUNUN KAVRAM HARÄ°TALARIYLA ÖĞRETÄ°LMESÄ°NÄ°N ÖĞRENCÄ°LERÄ°N AKADEMÄ°K BAÅžARISINA ETKÄ°SÄ°. TEMELLİ, Aysel; SEYHAN, Banu Çiçek; BİBER, Bilge; AŞIK, Faruk // Ekev Academic Review;yaz2012, Vol. 16 Issue 52, p125 

    The aim of this study is searching how much the concept map science and technology teaching affects the students' study when it is compared with the teacher-centered method. Two 7 grades students, whose success levels are equal, from a primary education school in Karayazı country of Erzurum...

  • Science? A survey reveals preservice teachers' insecurities about teaching science. Jesky-Smith, Romaine // Science & Children;Mar2002, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p26 

    The article presents information on a survey about teaching science among preservice teachers. Research shows that preservice teachers had insecurities about teaching science. An initial review of the data indicates that preservice teachers view science as important in the elementary grades....

  • The Effect of Collaborative Concept Mapping on Elementary Preservice Teachers' Anxiety, Efficacy, and Achievement in Physical Science. Czerniak, Charlene; Haney, Jodi // Journal of Science Teacher Education;Nov1998, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p303 

    The article analyzes the effect of concept mapping on achievement, self-efficacy, and anxiety toward learning and teaching physical science of elementary preservice teachers. It was found that concept mapping is a valuable tool as it helps teachers to collaboratively develop conceptual...

  • Reconceptualizing the Elementary Science Methods Course Using a Reflection Orientation. Abell, Sandra; Bryan, Lynn // Journal of Science Teacher Education;Aug1997, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p153 

    The article discusses the reconceptualization of elementary science methods course guided by the reflection orientation. It describes reflection orientation as a conceptual map for guiding instructional decisions. It explains the components of the elementary science methods course's reflection...

  • Kookaburras and polluted streams. Clark, Julie // Investigating: Australian Primary & Junior Science Journal;May2000, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p20 

    Presents simulation methods for teaching about kookaboorras and polluted streams in Australia. Role of teachers in environmental education; Examples of environmental simulations in the classroom; Efficacy of simulated teaching.

  • Concept-Based Learning. Schill, Bethany; Howell, Linda // Science & Children;Feb2011, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p40 

    The article focuses on the incorporation of concept-based instruction into a problem-based activity of sixth graders. Scientific skills of students to observe and infer are used to explore and address an aerator problem in a pond system. The use of a central idea to offer conceptual lens through...

  • How to Make Middle-School Science Instruction Stick. Marshall, Kim // International Educator;Oct2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p17 

    A reprint of the summary of the article "Teaching Practices That Matter in Middle-Grades Science," by Christopher Harris and Ronald Marx, which appeared in the Spring 2010 issue of "Better Evidence-Based Education."

  • A Self-Study of the Use of Concept Mapping to Assess NOS. Merle-Johnson, Dominike; Promyod, Nattida; Ya-Wen Cheng; Hanuscin, Deborah // Journal of Kirsehir Education Faculty;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p223 

    We undertook a self study to examine and develop our pedagogical content knowledge for teaching the nature of science. We explored two different uses of concept mapping to assess preservice teachers' ideas about the nature of science (NOS) in an elementary science methods course. The class was...

  • Using Concept Maps as a Method of Assessment in Work-Energy Subject. Erduran-Avci, D.; Unlu, P.; Yagbasan, R. // Journal of Applied Sciences;2009, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p427 

    The purpose of this study is to analyze the concepts of work-energy subject in 7th grade science course and the relations among them. Concept maps were used as a method of assessment and relationships between concepts of work-energy topic were examined using this way. The research was performed...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics