9780471419204

How to Make Your Science Project Scientific

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471419204

  • ISBN10:

    0471419206

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-01-18
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

"An absolutely superb book!.... Scholarly, accurate, beautifully written, complete. A must for every science classroom!" "Appraisal," the publication of the Childrens Science Book Review Committee

Author Biography

THOMAS MOORMAN is a former science teacher and writer as well as a specialist in science education.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
What Is Scientific?
1(8)
Scientific Methods
9(4)
Simple Experiments
13(4)
Controlled Experiments
17(6)
Counterbalancing Controlled Experiments
23(4)
Blind and Double-blind Experiments
27(4)
Case Studies
31(4)
Naturalistic Observation
35(6)
Surveys and Controlled Surveys
41(6)
Measurement
47(8)
Record Keeping
55(4)
Causality and Theory
59(4)
Evaluating Results: Statistics, Probability, and Proof
63(14)
How to Get Help in Evaluating Results
77(6)
Publishing or Reporting
83(4)
Appendix A: Seed Germination Test 87(2)
Appendix B: More Reaction-Time Methods 89(2)
Glossary 91(4)
Bibliography 95(2)
Index 97

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