Computers appear to have a useful function in futuristic science classrooms. Urquhart states, "computers have a promising future as an instructional tool in biology." The purpose for utilizing computers as supplements to standard educational media is to simulate complex situations or demonstrate complex concepts that would be impractical to duplicate in classrooms due to time consuming computations, expense, or lack of equipment.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
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Hungerford, James J. and Carter, Richard L.
"The Computer in High School Science Instruction,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 13
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol13/iss2/4