ERIC Number: EJ228846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
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Comparison of Students' Percepts of Distance, Weight, Height, Area, and Temperature.
Swan, Malcolm; Jones, Orville E.
Science Education, v64 n3 p297-307 Jul 1980
Compares results of two studies, conducted in 1971 (N=2300) and 1977 (N=1300), investigating Illinois childrens' percepts of several quantitative measures. Includes findings of improved ability in estimating intervals and quantities and in identifying ratios in conventional and metric units of measures. Establishes some relationships with ability and age, gender, and home. (CS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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