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ERIC Number: EJ531473
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0887-2376
What's the Matter? Studying the Concept of Matter in Middle School.
Abell, Sandra K.; And Others
Science Scope, v20 n1 p18-21 Sep 1996
Describes a fifth-grade science classroom where students were asked to invent an operational definition of matter and validate that definition by designing and implementing a variety of tests. Challenges students to confront their misunderstandings about matter and move beyond merely reciting a definition. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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