ERIC Number: EJ667040
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Investigation of Secondary School, Undergraduate, and Graduate Learners' Mental Models of Ionic Bonding.
Coll, Richard K.; Treagust, David F.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v40 n5 p464-86 May 2003
Explores secondary school, undergraduate, and graduate level learners' mental models of bonding with ionic substances through an interview protocol involving the use of physical substances and a focus card containing depictions of ionic bonding and structure. Suggests that teachers and university faculty need to provide stronger links between the detailed nature of a model and its intended purpose. (Contains 62 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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