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The Beginnings of Energy in Third Graders’ Reasoning Documents

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The Beginnings of Energy in Third Graders’ Reasoning 

written by Jennifer Rodoff, Fred Goldberg, David Hammer, and Sharon Fargason

We present snippets of third-graders discussing ideas about energy as part of their considering and comparing different ways to make a toy car start moving. This case study illustrates a "responsive curriculum" approach to coordinating inquiry- and traditional content-oriented objectives in early science education.

Published August 24, 2010
Last Modified November 3, 2010

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