ERIC Number: EJ602385
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Understanding the Siphon: An Example of the Development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge Using Textbooks and the Writings of Early Scientists.
de Berg, Kevin C.; Greive, Cedric E.
Australian Science Teachers' Journal, v45 n4 p19-26 Nov 1999
Develops and discusses a general explanatory principle for determining whether or not fluid will or will not flow from a siphon after considering explanations provided by textbooks and the writings of Blaise Pascal. Contends that the wide applicability and stable structure of the explanatory principle makes it a useful pedagogical device for nursing and science education. (Contains 22 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia