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Understandings of Consequence


Understandings of Consequence

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The Understandings of Consequence Project aims to help students learn difficult science concepts by engaging them in how scientists think about the underlying causality. Students have limited knowledge of the nature of causality so they often distort information that they are learning to fit with a simpler causal model. This website offers curriculum modules that address the patterns of causality within the particular topic to help students reach for new understandings. The modules address... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 26, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 17, 2014
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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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