Views of Nature of Science Questionnaire (VNOS-D)
Assesses students' views about the empirical, tentative, inferential, and creative and imaginative nature of science, as well as the distinction between observation and inference.
|7 open-ended questions, along with an individual interview
|| Content, Competence
||What do you think a scientific model is?
Views of Scientific Inquiry, Primary School Version (VOSI-P)
<p>The VOSI questionnaire elicits details of learners’ ideas of what scientists do in the production of valid scientific knowledge. Understanding about scientific inquiry is an integral component of scientific literacy, along with Nature of Science (NOS).</p> The VOSI is useful alone, or in combination with the VNOS to gain in-depth insights into respondent’s epistemological views of science. The VOSI targets aspects unique from, but complementary to, the VNOS instrument.
|5 opened-ended questions. The questionnaire is administered and the answers are recorded by the researcher
||<p>There was a woman who loved birds. She traveled around the world to study them. One day, she noticed a…