Visual Literacy in Science

by: Erin McTigue and Amanda Croix

While diagrams make the text more visually appealing and provide an image of the text, they also do much more. Subsequently, the authors designed a series of lessons for students to discover the many purposes of graphics in science. A particular utility of these interdisciplinary lessons is that they are used with any science text featuring visual images.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2010Stock # ss10_033_09_17Volume 033Issue 09

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