Journal of Research in Science Teaching article

This is an online supplement for Setting theoretical and empirical foundations for assessing scientific inquiry and discovery in educational programs. Paul Zachos, Thomas L. Hick, William E.J. Doane, Cynthia Sargent. Journal of Research in Science Teaching; Volume: 37, Issue: 9, Date: November 2000, Pages: 938-962. Hard copies of the paper are available; please contact Paul Zachos at

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