ERIC Number: EJ446457
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Influencing Student Understanding of the Nature of Science: Data from a Case of Curriculum Development.
Meichtry, Yvonne J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v29 n4 p389-407 Apr 1992
More than 1,600 middle school students, including an experimental group exposed to the Biological Science Curriculum Study (BSCS), were administered the Modified Nature of Scientific Knowledge Scale. Results indicate that the students utilizing the traditional science curriculum possessed a significantly better understanding of the testable nature of science than did BSCS students. (37 references) (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Researchers; Practitioners
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