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ERIC Number: EJ608704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
What Happens to the Food We Eat? Children's Conceptions of the Structure and Function of the Digestive System.
Teixeira, Francimar Martins
International Journal of Science Education, v22 n5 p507-20 May 2000
Describes children's conceptions of the structure and function of the human digestive system based on an investigation carried out with children aged 4-10 (n=45). Finds that children possess biological knowledge as an independent knowledge domain from the age of four. Discusses acquisition of and barriers to scientific concepts related to human digestion. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Brazil