Design Based Science Bibliography

Barak, M., & Zadok, Y. (2009). Robotics projects and learning concepts in science, technology and problem solving. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 19(3), 289–307.
Baynes, K. (1994). Designerly play. Loughborough: Loughborough University of Technology, Department of Design and Technology.
Brophy, S., Portsmore, M., Klein, S., & Rogers, C. (2008). Advancing Engineering Education in P-12 Classrooms. Journal of Engineering Education, 97(3).
Confrey, J. (1990). A Review of the Research on Student Conceptions in Mathematics, Science, and Programming. Review of Research in Education, 16, 3–56.
Crismond, D. (2001). Learning and using science ideas when doing investigate-and-redesign tasks: A study of naive, novice, and expert designers doing constrained and scaffolded design work. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 38(7), 791–820.
Fleer, M. (1999). The science of technology: Young children working technologically. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 9(3), 269–291.
Fortus, D., Krajcik, J., Dershimer, R. C., Marx, R. W., & Mamlok-Naaman, R. (2005). Design‐based science and real‐world problem‐solving. International Journal of Science Education, 27(7), 855–879. doi:10.1080/09500690500038165
Hmelo, C. E., Holden, D. A., & Kolodner, J. L. (2000). Designing to Learn about Complex Systems. The Journal of the Learning Sciences,, 9(3), 247–298.
Hynes, M., Crismond, D., & Brizuela, B. (2010). AC 2010-447: MIDDLE-SCHOOL TEACHERS’ USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGINEERING SUBJECT MATTER KNOWLEDGE. American Society for Engineering Education.
Kendall, M. A. L. M., & Wendell, K. (2012). AC 2012-4068: UNDERSTANDING THE BELIEFS AND PERCEPTIONS OF TEACHERS WHO CHOOSE TO IMPLEMENT ENGINEERING-BASED SCIENCE INSTRUCTION. Presented at the ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX: American Society for Engineering Education. Retrieved from
Kolodner, J. L., Camp, P. J., Crismond, D., Fasse, B., Gray, J., & Holbrook, J. (2003). Problem-based learning meets case-based reasoning in the middle-school science classroom: Putting Learning by Design (TM) into practice. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 12(4), 495–547.
Leonard, M. J., & Derry, S. J. (2011). “What’s the Science Behind It?” The Interaction of Engineering and Science Goals, Knowledge, and Practices in a Design-Based Science Activity. Retrieved from
McRobbie, C. J., Stein, S. J., & Ginns, I. (2001). Exploring designerly thinking of students as novice designers. Research in Science Education, 31(1), 91–116.
Mehalik, M. M., Doplet, Y., & Schunn, C. D. (2008). Middle-school science through design-based learning versus scripted inquiry: Better overall science concept learning and equity gap reduction. Journal of Engineering Education, 97(1), 75=81.
Narode, R. B. (2011). “‘Math in a Can’”: Teaching Mathematics and Engineering Design. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 1(2), 3.
Nourbakhsh, I. R., Hamner, E., Crowley, K., & Wilkinson, K. (2004). Formal measures of learning in a secondary school mobile robotics course. In Robotics and Automation, 2004. Proceedings. ICRA’04. 2004 IEEE International Conference on (Vol. 2, pp. 1831–1836). Retrieved from
Nugent, G., Barker, B. S., Grandgenett, N., & Adamchuk, V. I. (2010). Impact of robotics and geospatial technology interventions on youth STEM learning and attitudes. Retrieved from
Outterside, Y. (1993). The emergence of design ability: The early years. Retrieved from
Puntambekar, S., & Kolodner, J. L. (2005). Distributed Scaffolding: Helping Students Learn Science from Design. Journal of Research in Science Teaching`, 42(2), 185–217.
Roth, W.-M. (1996). Art and Artifact of Children’s Designing: A Situated Cognition Perspective. Journal of the Learning Sciences Journal of the Learning Sciences, 5(2), 129–166.
Schunn, C. D. (2009). How Kids Learn Engineering:  The Cognitive Science Perspective. National Academy of Engineering, The Bridge, 39(3). Retrieved from
Sullivan, F. R. (2008). Robotics and science literacy: Thinking skills, science process skills and systems understanding. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 45(3), 373–394. doi:10.1002/tea.20238
Wagner, S. P. (1999). Robotics and Children Science Achievement and Problem Solving. Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, 9(2), 149–192.
Welch, M. (1999). Analyzing the Tacit Strategies of Novice Designers. Research in Science & Technological Education, 17(1), 19–33.
Wendell, K. B. (2011). Science through Engineering in Elementary School: Comparing Three Enactments of an Engineering-Design-Based Curriculum on the Science of Sound. ProQuest LLC. Retrieved from
Wendell, K. B., & Lee, H. S. (2010). Elementary students’ learning of materials science practices through instruction based on engineering design tasks. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 19(6), 580–601.
Wendell, K., Connolly, K., Wright, C., Jarvin, L., Rogers, C., Barnett, M., & Marculu, I. (2010). AC 2010-863: POSTER, INCORPORATING ENGINEERING DESIGN INTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE CURRICULA.pdf. Presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Chicago, IL: American Society for Engineering Education.
Wendell, M. K. B., & Portsmore, M. D. (2011). AC 2011-904: THE IMPACT OF ENGINEERING-BASED SCIENCE IN-STRUCTION ON SCIENCE CONTENT UNDERSTANDING. Presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Orlando, FL. Retrieved from
Williams, D., Ma, Y., Lai, G., Prejean, L., & Ford, M. J. (2007). Acquisition of Physics Content Knowledge and Scientific Inquiry Skills in a Robotics Summer Camp. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (Vol. 2007, pp. 3437–3444). Retrieved from
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