Tag Archives: Misconceptions

You’re Tampering With Our Minds

I enjoy teaching, particularly teaching elementary science methods. We began the spring semester by moving right into a mode of “doing” science with an exploration of density – observed through sinking and floating. We returned to explorations of density in … Continue reading

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Taking the Time to Teach

As we explored the concept of density through investigations with floating friction, one pair of preservice teachers wondered if the size of the container holding the water would affect the buoyancy of the apple they we observing. They carefully outlined … Continue reading

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