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Julia Plummer

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Education 

BIO

EXPERTISE

astronomy education; learning progressions; informal education; planetariums 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Plummer, J.D., Wasko, K., and Slagle, C. (2011). Children Learning to Explain Daily Celestial Motion: Understanding Astronomy across Moving Frames of Reference. International Journal of Science Education.

Plummer, J.D. and Krajcik, J.S. (2010). Building a Learning Progression for Celestial Motion: Elementary Levels from an Earth-Based Perspective. Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

Plummer, J.D., Zahm, V. and Rice, R. (2010). Inquiry and Astronomy: Preservice Teachers' Investigations in Celestial Motion. Journal of Science Teacher Education.

Small, K.J. and Plummer, J.D. (2010). Survey of the goals and beliefs of planetarium professionals regarding program design. Astronomy Education Review

Plummer, J.D. and Zahm, V. (2010). Covering the Standards: Astronomy Teachers' Preparation and Beliefs. Astronomy Education Review

Plummer, J.D. (2009). Early Elementary Students' Development of Astronomy Concepts in the Planetarium. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 46(2): 192-209.

Plummer, J.D. (2009). A Cross-Age Study of Children's Knowledge of Apparent Celestial Motion. International Journal of Science Education, 31(12): 1571-1606.