ERIC Number: EJ608863
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
How Children Solve Environmental Problems: Using Computer Simulations To Investigate Systems Thinking.
Sheehy, N. P.; Wylie, J. W.; McGuinness, C.; Orchard, G.
Environmental Education Research, v6 n2 p109-26 May 2000
Describes the development and use of two computer simulations for investigating systems thinking and environmental problem-solving in children (n=92). Finds that older children outperformed younger children, who tended to exhibit magical thinking. Suggests that seemingly isomorphic environmental problems may not be interpreted as such by children. (Contains 17 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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