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ERIC Number: EJ646462
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0790
Developing Young Children's Understanding: An Example from Earth Science.
Blake, Anthony
Evaluation & Research in Education, v15 n3 p154-63 2001
Explores the prior knowledge children from Key Stage 2 (7 to 11 years) at one school in England had of rock classification and how they developed a more scientific understanding using strategies shown by research to support understanding. Findings for 60 Year 5 and 6 students show the importance of providing students with a conceptual model and demonstrate the ambiguity of the use of analogy in this situation. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom