ERIC Number: EJ627078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Using a Practical Context To Encourage Conceptual Change: An Instructional Sequence in Bicycle Science.
Taylor, Joseph A.
School Science and Mathematics, v101 n3 p117-24 Mar 2001
Describes an instructional sequence in which a bicycle context was used to increase the status of appropriate concepts of work and simple machines. Tests this instructional sequence in an applied physics course for elementary education majors. Makes implications for conceptual change pedagogy and curriculum design. (Contains 13 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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