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This website contains a collection of proven pedagogic methods for science education with example activities in physics and astronomy provided. The teaching approaches are described in short essays that include links to research on the effectiveness and impact on learning. The activities are specific and complete examples for teaching a particular topic. They are written and peer reviewed by a group of experienced educators and researchers.

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(Science Education Resource Center, Northfield, 2007), WWW Document, (http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/compadre/index.html).
ComPADRE-SERC Pedagogic Library, (Science Education Resource Center, Northfield, 2007), <http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/compadre/index.html>.
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ComPADRE-SERC Pedagogic Library. (2008, February 1). Retrieved October 17, 2017, from Science Education Resource Center: http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/compadre/index.html
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Science Education Resource Center. ComPADRE-SERC Pedagogic Library. Northfield: Science Education Resource Center, February 1, 2008. http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/compadre/index.html (accessed 17 October 2017).
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ComPADRE-SERC Pedagogic Library. Northfield: Science Education Resource Center, 2007. 1 Feb. 2008. 17 Oct. 2017 <http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/compadre/index.html>.
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Contains SERC Pedagogic Library: Total Internal Reflection

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