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ERIC Number: EJ620881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1045-1064
The Formation of Children's Technological Concepts: A Study of What It Means To Do Technology from a Child's Perspective.
Twyford, John; Jarvinen, Esa-Matti
Journal of Technology Education, v12 n1 p32-48 Fall 2000
Finnish fifth-graders (n=26) used materials to explore balance and counterweights. Analysis of interview data revealed how they expressed technological concepts, acquired analytic skills, and synthesized technological thinking. Their technology work focused on making meaningful connections between what things are for and how they work. (Contains 30 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland