A "Nature of Science" Discussion: Connecting Mathematics and Scienceby: James Hohman, Paul Adams, Germaine Taggart, John Heinrichs, and Karen Hickman

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Nonscience majors often come into science courses with misconceptions about the nature of science. As part of an integrative mathematics and science course, we have structured a continued dialogue regarding the nature of science through inquiry-based classroom activities and an extended investigation.

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  • on Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:41 PM

In this article from the Journal of College Science Teaching the author addresses inquiry based Science, critical thinking, and use of mathematics in methods of teaching Science. The approach described sets a course midway between Science as dry memorization of fact and Science as a game played with toys. This article is relevant to Science teachers at all academic levels.

James Arimond  (Sarasota, FL)
James Arimond (Sarasota, FL)

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