Models: an Instructional Tool

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Models: an Instructional Tool

Unit 1: Activating Prior Knowledge

  • What do you know about models?

Unit 2: Models as a Teaching/Instructional Tool

  • What is a Model?
  • Examples of Models
  • Types of Models
  • Parts of a model
  • Research

Unit 3: The Benefits of Implementing Models

  • What the research says

Unit 4: Techniques to Implement a Model Effectively

Unit 5: Examples of Effective Models

  • Working model hearts: Building artificial hearts to learn about circulatory system physiology
  • Trigonometry with a Ferris Wheel

Unit 6: Closure

  • Self-reflection
  • Comments
  • Thank You


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