Disequilibrium: Edible Candles

by: Todd Hoover

This column shows how to use discrepant events to confront misconceptions. Students must distinguish between observations and inferences. This month’s discrepant event will refresh your students’ knowledge about the difference between the two.

Grade Levels

Middle School


5E General Science Phenomena


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2016Stock # ss16_040_03_10Volume 040Issue 03

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