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Perspectives on Science Learning

ByCharles W. Anderson

The past two decades have been an exciting time for research on science learning. During this time, science educators have created or adapted an impressive array of new research practices and conceptual tools that we can use to analyze student learning in science classrooms and in other settings. The results of those analyses have given us new insights into science learning as it occurs in individual students and in social, cultural, historical, and institutional contexts.