Forum: Teachers Lab

Topic: Lesson Plan and Activity Ideas

Topic Posted by: Linda W. Braun (lbraun@leonline.com )
Date Posted: Sat Jan 30 7:48:02 US/Eastern 1999
Topic Description: Do you have a lesson plan or idea which can help students learn about astronomy concepts and/or overcome scientific misconceptiosn? If you would like to exchange these with other teachers please post them here.

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Posted by: Paul Kiefer (MAKiefer@aol.com )
Date posted: Thu Jun 15 11:26:27 US/Eastern 2000
Subject: pre(mis)conceptions
Message:
While specifically astronomy, you might check out the modeling physics web sight (http://modeling.la.asu.edu). In teaching physics we try to discover the preconceptions and then work to change them by guiding students through a series of activities to help them develop a new mental model.

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