ERIC Number: EJ528408
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Particulate Nature of Matter in Science Education and in Science.
Vos, Wobbe de; Verdonk, Adri H.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v33 n6 p657-64 Aug 1996
Discusses ideas about the particulate nature of matter and assesses the extent to which these represent a compromise between scientific and educational considerations. Analyzes relations between the particulate nature of matter in science and science education in an attempt to understand children's inclination to attribute all kinds of macroscopic properties to particles. Contains 20 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands