Building a Rube Goldberg Machine How youth use evidence based argument to identify the best solution to a problem

Wang, Hui Hui
Karahan, Engin


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H. H. Wang and E. Karahan, “Building a Rube Goldberg Machine How youth use evidence based argument to identify the best solution to a problem,” presented at the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Portland, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: