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ERIC Number: EJ636331
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-3831
Understanding a Phenomenon in Two Domains as a Result of Contextualization.
Molander, Bengt-Olov; Hallden, Ola; Pedersen, Svend
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, v45 n2 p115-23 Jun 2001
Demonstrated an experiment on the properties of air to 2 groups of Swedish fourth graders (total n=45), using familiar materials in one case and unfamiliar, "scientific," materials in the other. Written explanations by students show that the unfamiliar materials were a barrier to understanding and may have actually obstructed students' reasoning. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden