Charles J. Rop, Ph.D.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. Rop, Sheryl K. & Rop. Charles J. (2005) The art and science of building a classroom library: criteria for assembling an effecive set of science-related books. Science and Children 42(6) 50-52.

2. Rop, Charles J.   (2004) Close to home:   A review of the literature on learning in school yards and nearby natural settings. http://uac.utoledo.edu/Publications/uac_publications.htm

3. Rop, Charles J. (2004)   City schools and natural areas:   A case study of teachers using natural areas for elementary science education http://uac.utoledo.edu/Publications/uac_publications.htm  

4. Rop, Charles J. (2003). Spontaneous inquiry questions in high school chemistry classrooms:   perceptions of a group of motivated learners.   The International Journal of Science Education .   25(1) 13-33.

5. Rop, Charles J.   (2002)   The meaning of student inquiry questions: A teacher's beliefs and responses.   The International Journal of Science Education. 24(7) 717-734

6. Rop, Charles J. (2001) Foraging behavior in guppies: Does size and color of prey make a difference? The American Biology Teacher .   (63)3, 194-197

7. Rop, Charles J. (2001) Mouse behavior: Conjectures about adaptations for survival.    The American Biology Teacher (63)5   346-350.

8. Rop, Charles J. and Sheryl K. Rop (2001) Selecting trade books for elementary science units.   Science Activities   (38)1, 19-23.

9. Rop, Charles J. (1999) Student perspectives on success in high school chemistry.   Journal of Research in Science Education 36(2) 221-237

10. Rop, Charles J. (1997-98 December/January) Breaking the gender barrier in the physical sciences.   Educational Leadership : 55(4) 58-60