ERIC Number: EJ498267
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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An Analysis of Scientific Understandings of Preservice Elementary Teacher Education.
Ginns, Ian S.; Watters, James J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v32 n2 p205-22 Feb 1995
Involves 321 preservice elementary teacher education students in a study designed to investigate their intuitive scientific ideas and understandings. Results reveal that the majority of subjects, with the exception of a high proportion of those who has a successful high school background in physics and chemistry, have misunderstandings regarding some physical science concepts. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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