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Crosscutting concepts have application across all domains of science. As such, they are a way of linking the different domains of science. They include patterns; cause and effect; scale, proportion, a...
Teaching Nature of Science Through
Scientific Models: The Geocentric vs.
By Matthew Price and Michael Rogers
n the nonmajor science classroom,
of the Nature of Science
By Catherine Martin-Dunlop and Peter Hodum
This article describes a research
study in which a biologist and his
research on Antarctic seabirds
64 Science and Children
Research and tips to support science education
Similarly, Driver and colleagues (1996) learned through
interviews with nine-year-olds that students had diffi-
...l P. Clough
nderstanding the nature of science (NOS)—
what science is and how it works, the assump-
tions that underlie scientific knowledge, how
scientists function as a social group, and how
Teaching The naTure of science
y virtue of its connection with scientific literacy, the nature of science has been considered essential subject
matter for the science curriculum. W...
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Teaching the Nature of Science
to Elementary Students
By Jesse Wilcox and Alaina Lake
he nature of science (NOS)—
what science is and how sci-
ence works—has been a
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Claire Reinburg, Director
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ature of science (NOS) is often considered a
vague term, which can make the concept diffi-
cult for teachers to incorporate into classroom
instruction. NOS focuses on what scienc...