ERIC Number: EJ602317
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Exploring the Development of Conceptual Ecologies: Communities of Concepts Related to Convection and Heat.
Jones, M. Gail; Carter, Glenda; Rua, Melissa J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n2 p139-59 Feb 2000
Examines the relationships and development of communities of concepts related to heat and convection among fifth grade students. Discusses the influence of familial and cultural experiences on conceptual development as well as the extent to which competing phenomena affect the development of new conceptual understandings. (Contains 49 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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