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ERIC Number: EJ563354
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0256-2928
Conceptual Change and Anomalous Data: A Case Study in the Domain of the Natural Sciences.
Limon, Margarita; Carretero, Mario
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v12 n2 p213-30 Jun 1997
Reports on an experiment that explored novice learners' responses to anomalous data (new data that contradict previous beliefs). Secondary education students were given both anomalous and confirmatory data concerning various theories about the origin of life on earth. Statistical data reveal their level of awareness of the contradictions. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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