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ERIC Number: EJ566747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Metaphorical Reasoning about Genetics.
Martins, Isabel; Ogborn, Jon
International Journal of Science Education, v19 n1 p47-63 Jan 1997
Describes a study of how people use metaphors to make sense of scientific phenomena and ideas in a process of extended group discussion. Interviews that involved reading an edited scientific text on DNA then discussing a number of questions about various aspects of genetics provide the data for this study. Contains 16 references. (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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