Formative Assessment Probes: Is It a Solid? Claim Cards and Argumentation

by: Page Keeley

This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month’s issue discusses students' ideas about solids and the macroscopic properties they use to decide whether a material is a solid.

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Assessment ENCdl Gases Liquids Physical Science Physical Science Solids States of matter Teaching Strategies


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2013Stock # sc13_050_09_26Volume 050Issue 09

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