The impact of engineering-based science instruction on science content understanding and attitudes.

Wendell, Kristen.

Portsmore, Merredith D.

Wright, Christopher George.

Rogers, Chris.

Jarvin, Linda.

Kendall, Amber.


  • This paper presents our ongoing study of the impact of using engineering-based science instruction on elementary students' science content understanding and attitudes. In 2008/2009,fourteen third- and fourth-grade teachers from six urban public schools in the northeastern United States implemented at least one of our four engineering design-based science units. Each of the four curriculum units ... read more
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  • Wendell, K. B., & Portsmore, M. D., & Wright, C. G., & Rogers, C., & Jarvin, L., & Kendall, A. (2011, June), The Impact of Engineering-Based Science Instruction on Science Content Understanding Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. © 2011 American Society for Engineering Education.
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