ERIC Number: EJ450712
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Cognitive Development, Genetics Problem Solving, and Genetics Instruction: A Critical Review.
Smith, Mike U.; Sims, O. Suthern, Jr.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v29 n7 p701-13 Sep 1992
Review of literature concerning problem solving in genetics and Piagetian stage theory. Authors conclude the research suggests that formal-operational thought is not strictly required for the solution of the majority of classical genetics problems; however, some genetic concepts are difficult for concrete operational students to understand. Provides suggestions for classroom instruction. (over 30 references) (PR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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