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ERIC Number: ED013207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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AN ANALYSIS OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF SCIENCE OF PUPILS PRIOR TO INSTRUCTION IN THE SEVENTH GRADE.
FLOYD, THOMAS WILLIAM
THIS STUDY WAS DESIGNED TO DETERMINE FIFTH, SIXTH, AND SEVENTH GRADE PUPILS' KNOWLEDGE OF SCIENCE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN SEVENTH GRADE SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS AND TO DISCOVER PUPILS' ABILITY TO APPLY THIS KNOWLEDGE. PUPILS FROM 21 SCHOOLS LOCATED IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS WERE TESTED WITH TWO TESTS DEVELOPED BY THE INVESTIGATOR. THE SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE TEST WAS DESIGNED TO EVALUATE BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND THE SCIENCE APPLICATION TEST, THE USE OF KNOWLEDGE. RESULTS OF THE ANALYSIS INDICATED PUPILS KNEW A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF THE CONTENT OF SEVENTH GRADE SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS PRIOR TO INSTRUCTION. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS ORDER NUMBER 66-4176 FOR $3.00 ON MICROFILM, $6.40 XEROGRAPHY, FROM UNIVERSITY MICROFILMS, 300 NORTH ZEEB ROAD, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 48103. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS