TITLE

Science and Engineering

AUTHOR(S)
Harkema, Jennifer; Jadrich, James; Bruxvoort, Crystal
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Dec2009, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the misconception that the purpose of scientific experimentation is to achieve a prescribed outcome. The differences between science and engineering experimentation are discussed. Several recommendations are presented on how teachers can better portray the true nature of scientific experimentation to students. An illustration is also presented that depicts popular media's portrayal of scientists and engineers.
ACCESSION #
45651604

 

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