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ERIC Number: EJ602377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
Pupils' Understanding of Some Non-Technical Words in Science.
Prophet, Bob; Towse, Peter
School Science Review, v81 n295 p79-86 Dec 1999
Describes junior high school students' understandings of some common non-technical words used in science classes and compares results for students in Botswana and England. Finds that considerable concerns remain about the way in which teachers use words in science. Concludes that the greatest problems occur with second-language students in England. (Contains 16 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Botswana; United Kingdom (England)