ERIC Number: EJ652746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Preservice Elementary Teachers' Conceptions of Moon Phases before and after Instruction.
Trundle, Kathy Cabe; Atwood, Ronald K.; Christopher, John E.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v39 n7 p633-58 Sep 2002
Focuses on the conceptual understanding held by (n=78) preservice elementary teachers about moon phases before and after instruction. Compares instructive effect between two groups--inquiry-based physics instruction and no instruction. Reports that without the instruction, most preservice teachers were likely to hold alternative conceptions of the cause of moon phases. (Contains 47 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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