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ERIC Number: EJ654528
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Countering Science Reluctance in Elementary Science Education: Contrasting Approaches via Action Research.
Hodson, Derek
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, v2 n3 p305-20 Jul 2002
Describes and evaluates the work of an action research group established to address some of the problems associated with teaching science in elementary schools, in particular what has been described as 'science reluctance' or, in its more extreme form, 'science phobia'. Explains how an elementary school teacher replaced science teaching with hands-on activities and student-directed inquiry. (Contains 39 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: EnglishFrench
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