ERIC Number: EJ613707
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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A Typology of Causal Models for Plate Tectonics: Inferential Power and Barriers to Understanding.
Gobert, Janice D.
International Journal of Science Education, v22 n9 p937-77 Sep 2000
Analyzes fifth grade students' diagrams and explanations for the spatial, causal, and dynamic processes inside the earth. Identifies and characterizes the different types of student models for the inside of the earth, and characterizes the reasoning associated with these models. (Contains 74 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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