Dial, Katrina; Riddley, Diana; Williams, Kiesha; Sampson, Victor
October 2009
Science Teacher;Oct2009, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p54
Academic Journal
The article describes how teachers can use predict, observe, and explain (POE) demonstration as an alternative instructional method to help students understand the law of conservation of mass. It cites POE demonstration's capacity to promote and support conceptual change and provide teachers a way to elicit alternative conceptions relating to a particular concept. It also discusses the implications of the POE demonstration for classroom instruction.


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