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Title: Marine Science Intertidal Field Trips Impact on Students’ Overall Learning Experiences 
Author: Taira, Mari
Date: 2008-10-01
Abstract: This systematic action research study explores the impact of field trips in a semester long marine science course. The study involves “at risk” students and emphasizes their involvement as “hands on” scientists collecting and analyzing data in the field. Findings indicated that the students gained an increased understanding of science concepts as well as more confidence and motivation as learners.
Description: Curriculum Studies
Pages/Duration: 57 pages
Rights: All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Keywords: Action research, inquiry oriented science
LC Subject Headings: Education, Secondary

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