ERIC Number: EJ622082
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Can Using Human Examples Diminish the Number of Misconceptions Held Concerning Mendelian Genetics Concepts?
Moore, John M.
Hoosier Science Teacher, v26 n2 p38-45 Dec 2000
Explores high school biology and the teaching of genetics. The question is asked, Can the use of relevant, meaningful human genetics concepts diminish the number of misconceptions formed between new and existing concepts? Can the application of the Ausubelian learning theory also decrease the acquisition of misconceptions? (SAH)
Descriptors: Biology, Genetics, Learning Theories, Misconceptions, Science Instruction, Secondary Education
Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc., Indiana State University, Dept. of Science Education, Terre Haute, IN 47809.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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