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The goal of this article is to provide an integrative review of research that has been conducted onthe development of children’s scientific reasoning. Scientific reasoning (SR), broadly defined,includes the thinking skills involved in inquiry, experimentation, evidence evaluation, inferenceand argumentation that are done in the service of conceptual change or scientific understanding.Therefore, the focus is on the thinking and reasoning skills that support the formation andmodification of... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: October 28, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 17, 2014
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Submitter: Mildred Hoover

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