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ERIC Number: EJ615837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0959-4752
Hypothesis Testing in Science: Group Consensus and the Acquisition of Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge.
Howe, Christine; Tolmie, Andy; Duchak-Tanner, Val; Rattray, Catherine
Learning and Instruction, v10 n4 p361-91 Aug 2000
Studied conditions conducive to conceptual growth and those conducive to procedural growth in student hypothesis testing in science by studying 216 Scottish elementary school students. Results suggest that problems can be overcome when students debate their conceptual knowledge and reach consensus and subject their consensual positions to experimental appraisal. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)