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ERIC Number: EJ656427
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1226-5187
Effects of Students' Prior Knowledge on Scientific Reasoning in Density.
Yang, Il-Ho; Kwon, Yong-Ju; Kim, Young-Shin; Jang, Myoung-Duk; Jeong, Jin-Woo; Park, Kuk-Tae
Journal of the Korean Association for Research in Science Education, v22 n2 p314-35 Jun 2002
Investigates the effects of students' prior knowledge on the scientific reasoning processes of performing the task of controlling variables with computer simulation and identifies a number of problems that students encounter in scientific discovery. Involves (n=27) 5th grade students and (n=33) 7th grade students. Indicates that students' prior knowledge had a strong effect on their experimental intent. (Contains 41 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea