Effects of the 5E learning cycle on student content comprehension and scientific literacy
Hagerman, Charlotte L.
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In this investigation the 5E learning cycle was implemented as the primary teaching method, with the purpose of improving student's content comprehension and scientific literacy skills. The steps of the 5E learning cycle were continuously carried out using a wide variety of assessments. Though content comprehension did not increase dramatically, students did show marked improvement in their scientific literacy and ability to think critically.