Comics and sequential art can be productive tools for science education

Date: 
Monday, August 1, 2011
Resource Type:
Research Brief
Audience: 
Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists | Evaluators
Discipline: 
Art, music, and theater | Education and learning science
Organization:
University of Washington
Description: 

This paper argues that comic books, comic strips, and other sequential art covering scientific concepts and stories about scientists can be used to good effect for science learning, especially for grounding scientific fact in social contexts. The paper includes a rich list of existing comics that practitioners can use in classes and programs for ISE audiences.

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Mark ChenMark ChenAuthor

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