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ERIC Number: EJ392678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4308
Analysis of the Conceptual Structure and Reasoning Demands of Elementary Science Texts at the Primary (K-Three) Level.
Staver, John R.; Bay, Mary
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v26 n4 p329-49 Apr 1989
Examines 11 elementary science texts in terms of conceptual structure and reasoning demands using concept maps. Reports that (1) the conceptual structures vary widely across texts; (2) most of the structures are well defined; and (3) the reasoning demands are above the developmental capabilities of most of primary-level children. (Author/YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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