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Drawing on Student Understanding: Using illustrations to invoke deeper thinking about animals.

by: Mary Stein, Shannan McNair, and Jan Butcher

Students spent a significant amount of time learning about insects, using art and drawing as tools to deepen their understanding. Using artistic expression enhances students' abilities to communicate science explanations, to engage in science as a means for explanation, and to communicate their ideas to the public.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2001Stock # sc01_038_04_18

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