This paper presents a case study in which a middle school science teacher modifies her classroom instruction and teaching materials using the Structure, Behavior, and Function (SBF) representational framework to transfer her reasoning about one natural system (an aquarium ecosystem) to another natural system (human cells and body systems).
Hmelo-Silver, C., Sinha, S., Gray, S., Jordan, R., Honwad, S., Rugaber, S., Vattam, S., Goel, A. K., Ford, W., & Schmidt, C. (2010). Appropriating Conceptual Representations: A Case of Transfer in a Middle School Science Teacher. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA. pp. 834-841.