ERIC Number: EJ615571
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Explaining Systems: Investigating Middle School Students' Understanding of Emergent Phenomena.
Penner, David E.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n8 p784-806 Oct 2000
Focuses on a small group of middle school students as they develop understanding of emergent systems, which are notable in that macro-level properties emerge as the result of micro-level interactions between system components. Describes students' initial understanding of emergent systems as well as their thinking. (Contains 35 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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