Visualization in Science Education

Visualization, meaning both the perception of an object that is seen or touched and the mental imagery that is the product of that perception, is believed to be a major strategy in all thought. It is particularly important in science, which seeks causal explanations for phenomena in the world-as-exp...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Gilbert, John K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
Series:Models and Modeling in Science Education
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Metacognitive Skill in Science and Science Education
  • Prolegomenon to Scientific Visualizations
  • Mental Models: Theoretical Issues for Visualizations in Science Education
  • A Model of Molecular Visualization
  • Leveraging Technology and Cognitive Tehory on Visualization to Promote Students’ Science
  • Developing the Skills of Visualization
  • Teaching and Learning with Three-dimensional Representations
  • Students Becoming Chemists: Developing Representationl Competence
  • Imagery in Physics Learning - from Physicists’ Practice to Naive Students’ Understanding
  • Imagery in Science Learning in Students and Experts
  • Integrating Visualization Into Curricula in the Sciences
  • Learning Electromagnetism with Visualizations and Active Learning
  • Visualizing the Science of Genomics
  • Visualization in Undergraduate Geology Courses
  • Assessing the Development of Visualization Skills
  • Evaluating the