The Education Encyclopedia is a resource for professional educators as well as students in an education program. The classic scientific method as taught for many years provides only a very general approximation of the actual working of scientists. The process of theory development and testing is iterative, uses both deductive and inductive logic, and incorporates many tools besides direct experiment. Modeling (both mechanical models and computer simulations) and scenario building (including thought experiments) play an important role in the development of scientific knowledge. The ability to examine one’s own knowledge and conceptual frameworks, to evaluate them in relation to new information or competing alternative frameworks, and to alter them by a deliberate and conscious effort are key scientific practices.
The school education component of the Australian Technology and Science Growth Plan will commission the development of a range of curriculum resources to assist schools with the delivery of Artificial Intelligence … Read more