Science Teaching Series

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I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

Chapter 11 - Tools for Improving Memory in Science

The Sourcebook for Teaching ScienceStrategies

1. Maintenance rehearsal
2. Chunking
3. Multiple modalities
4. Semantic Depth
5. Acronyms
6. Acrostics
7. Transfer appropriateness
8. Discrepant scenes and events
9. Integration of visual and verbal information
10. Retrieval Practice

(11.1) The Primacy and Recency Effect

(11.2) Expanding Short-Term Memory by Chunking

(11.3) Science Acronyms and Abbreviations

(11.4) Acrostics for Memorizing Lists

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