Cognitive Science 40 (1):224-240 (2016)

Abstract
We tested whether analogical training could help children learn a key principle of elementary engineering—namely, the use of a diagonal brace to stabilize a structure. The context for this learning was a construction activity at the Chicago Children's Museum, in which children and their families build a model skyscraper together. The results indicate that even a single brief analogical comparison can confer insight. The results also reveal conditions that support analogical learning
Keywords Analogical learning  STEM learning in museums  Spatial learning
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DOI 10.1111/cogs.12248
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