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Teaching Patterns of Scientific Inquiry: A Video Study of Chemistry Lessons in Germany and Sweden
Despite the central role of Scientific Inquiry within science education, this topic is rarely focused upon during science lessons in Germany. A comparison with a school system that emphasises Scientific Inquiry in a ...
Covariates of complex problem solving competency in chemistry
The ability to solve complex and real-life problems is one of the key competencies in science education. Different studies analyzed the relationships between complex problem solving (CPS) and covariates such as intelligence, ...
Investigating students’ modelling styles in the process of scientific-mathematical modelling
Modelling plays an important role for inquiry in science and mathematics education; therefore, a lot of research has been done in this field from both perspectives. However, an integrated view combining previous findings ...
Visualizing pre-service biology teachers´ conceptions about population dynamics in ecosystems
The Balance of Nature (BoN) metaphor leads to various naïve conceptions about ecosystem dynamics that do not address current scientific theories adequately. An appropriate alternative is the Flux of Nature (FoN) metaphor. ...
Do Linguistic Features Influence Item Difficulty in Physics Assessments?
This paper addresses the question if and to which extent linguistic surface features of test items in a physics assessment affect item difficulty. In an experimental study, linguistic features of test items in physics were ...
Promoting Pre-service Physics Teachers’ Science Media Literacy
The Science Media Literacy (SML) framework aims to prepare students for the rapidly changing mediascape, where the task of gatekeeping is increasingly transferred to consumers. In this explorative study we reconstructed ...