ERIC Number: EJ418947
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Don't Say Particle, Say People. An Analogy for the Kinetic Theory.
Coffman, Joy; Tanis, David O.
Science Teacher, v57 n8 p26-29 Nov 1990
Presented is an analogy that can be used to explain the particle theory of matter. The three phases of matter are represented by preschoolers, yuppies, and senior citizens. The value of using analogies is discussed. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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