Multimodal Science: Supporting Elementary Science Education through Graphic-enhanced Communication

This project enhances elementary students' engagement in and learning of science through visual communication skills using student-generated graphics in science notebooks. The products include two professional development modules for each grade level 2–5 that explicitly teach specific forms of graphical representation used in science, how these representations complement written and numeric information, and how teachers can promote the thoughtful reflection and discussion of these representations in small-group and whole-class settings.

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Award Number: 
0733217
Funding Period: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008 to Wednesday, June 30, 2010
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