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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Peggy Taylor.en
dc.contributor.authorLundgren, Lisa Marieen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-19T18:17:17Z
dc.date.available2015-05-19T18:17:17Z
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/3592en
dc.description.abstractThe Florida Museum of Natural History is constructing a new and improved Discovery Room for children. The use of science process skills such as observation, communication, measurement, classification, inference, and prediction had not been studied. In order to ensure scientifically appropriate stations in the new exhibit, research into how children use these skills was conducted in the existing Discovery Room. Children were observed and timed during their visit. Guardians of the children were interviewed or surveyed after the visit was completed. Analysis indicated that dynamic stations, such as the Wind Tunnel, enticed children more than static stations, like a wall-sized Memory Game. In order to ensure success in the Discovery Room that will be constructed in 2015, the Discovery Room should feature dynamic stations that engage science process skills such as prediction and inference.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, Graduate Schoolen
dc.subject.lcshScience--Study and teachingen
dc.subject.lcshActive learningen
dc.subject.lcshNon-formal educationen
dc.titleExploring how children use science process skills in a museum settingen
dc.typeProfessional Paperen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2014 by Lisa Marie Lundgrenen
thesis.catalog.ckey2719081en
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: Walter Woolbaugh; Robyn Klein; Angela Weikert.en
thesis.degree.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en
thesis.degree.genreProfessional Paperen
thesis.degree.nameMSen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage63en
mus.relation.departmentIntercollege Programs for Science Education.en_US


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