Research Objective

To investigate upper-elementary and early middle school students understandings of key concepts regarding heredity within and across grades using a Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE).

This focus will guide the project's integration of research and educational activities over the 5-year CAREER grant. This study will use a cross-sectional and longitudinal comparison design to investigate upper-elementary and early middle school students’ cumulative learning around a big idea in science such as, heredity, across time.


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