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Brain-Compatible Science / Edition 2
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Brain-Compatible Science / Edition 2

by Margaret Angermeyer Mangan
 

ISBN-10: 1412939968

ISBN-13: 9781412939966

Pub. Date: 09/26/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Gain fresh insights for teaching, learning, and assessing knowledge of critical science concepts through the exploration of research-based practices for science education.

Overview

Gain fresh insights for teaching, learning, and assessing knowledge of critical science concepts through the exploration of research-based practices for science education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412939966
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/26/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Listing of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: Envisioning a New Paradigm for Science Education
I. Chaos Theory
1. Fractals: A Metaphor for Constructivism, Patterns, and Perspective
2. Iteration: A Metaphor for Change in Science Curriculum and Information Management
3. Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions: A Metaphor for Change in Gender Equity and Diversity
4. Strange Attractors, Phase Space, and Phase Portraits: A Metaphor for Change in Learning Environments and Habits of Mind
5. Bifurcations and Period Doubling: A Metaphor Featuring Choices, Joy, and Surprise
6. Turbulence: A Changing Perspective of Discipline and Classroom Management
II. New Science Principles: Implications of New Science Principles for Science Education
7. A New Look at Evolutionary Biology: A Metaphor for Change in Curriculum Integration and Localization
8. A New Look at Self-Organization: A Metaphor for Change in Knowledge Construction
9. Dissipative Structures: A Metaphor to Emphasize the Significance of Community and Values
10. Quantum Mechanics: A Metaphor for Change in the Power of Relationships, Energy, and Paradox
III. Chaos Theory and New Science Principles Summary
Glossary
References
Index

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