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Models in Technology and Science
Models in technology and science
Bernard Zubrowski

The Models in Technology and Science series involves students in applying the engineering design process to building, modifying, and refining working models.

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Engaging in the practices of science helps students understand how scientific knowledge develops; such direct involvement gives them an appreciation of the wide range of approaches that are used to investigate, model, and explain the world. Engaging in the practices of engineering likewise helps students understand the work of engineers, as well as the links between engineering and science. Participation in these practices also helps students form an understanding of the crosscutting concepts and disciplinary ideas of science and engineering; moreover, it makes students' knowledge more meaningful and ...

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