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ERIC Number: EJ652725
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
Using Deductive Reasoning To Promote the Change of Students' Conceptions about Force and Motion.
Park, Jongwon; Han, Sooja
International Journal of Science Education, v24 n6 p593-609 Jun 2002
Explains that in dynamics, the process of finding the direction of force acting on a moving object can be structured as a syllogism. Uses the syllogistic form of a scientific explanation task to help middle school students change their prior conceptions about force and motion. Reports four factors preventing students' use of deductive reasoning. (Contains 26 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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