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ERIC Number: EJ608814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
A Study of Pupils' Conceptions and Reasoning in Connection with "Microbes", as a Contribution To Research in Biotechnology Education.
Simonneaux, Laurence
International Journal of Science Education, v22 n6 p619-44 Jun 2000
Students' conceptions about "microbes" tend to condition their understanding of biotechnology. Explores connections between the status given to diseases, a hygiene-oriented culture, layman's versus school knowledge, personal experience, socio-cultural mediation, linguistic confusions, and students' conceptions. (Contains 21 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France