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ERIC Number: EJ588628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
From Scientists' and Inventors' Minds to Some Scientific and Technological Products: Relationships between Theories, Models, Mental Models and Conceptions.
Franco, Creso; de Barros, Henrique Lins; Colinvaux, Dominique; Krapas, Sonia; Queiroz, Gloria; Alves, Fatima
International Journal of Science Education, v21 n3 p277-91 Mar 1999
Argues for the need for theoretical work on mental models in the field of science education. Considers relationships between both models and theories, and mental models and conceptions in order to improve the notions of "model" and "mental model" used in the literature. Contains 20 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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