Budgeting for laboratory facilities, equipment, and supplies, 173–174

Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., 183

C

California Department of Education, 30–31

California Institute of Technology, 155

Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS), 106

Changing goals

for the nature of science, 23

for science education, 22–23, 28–29

Chemical Education Materials group, 23

Chemical hygiene plan (CHP), 183

Chemistry That Applies (CTA), scaling up, 82–83

CHP. See Chemical hygiene plan

City University of New York, 155

Clearly communicating purposes, 101

CLP. See Computer as Learning Partner

Community-centered environments, informing integrated instructional units, 81

Complex phenomena and ideas, structured interactions with, 105

Computer as Learning Partner (CLP), 84–85

Computer technologies and laboratory experiences, 103–106

computer technologies designed to support learning, 103–105

computer technologies designed to support science, 105–106

scaffolded representations of natural phenomena, 103–104

structured interactions with complex phenomena and ideas, 105

structured simulations of inaccessible phenomena, 104–105

Conclusions

regarding current high school laboratory experiences, 6

regarding definitions and goals of high school science laboratories, 2

regarding effectiveness of laboratory experiences, 6

regarding laboratory facilities and school organization, 8

regarding state standards and accountability systems, 9

regarding teacher preparation for laboratory experiences, 7

Continued learning about laboratory experiences, 10, 200

Course-taking, disparities in laboratory experiences by variation in, 120–121

CTA. See Chemistry That Applies

Cultivating interest in science and interest in learning science, 77



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