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ERIC Number: EJ679194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Why Aren't Secondary Students Interested in Physics?
Williams, Christopher; Stanisstreet, Martin; Spall, Katie; Boyes, Eddie; Dickson, Dominic
Physics Education, v38 n4 p324-29 Jul 2003
Discusses a questionnaire study to determine why fewer year 10 students are interested in physics than in biology. Finds that students perceive physics as being difficult and irrelevant. Males and females offered different reasons for finding physics boring with males enjoying practical exercises and females valuing areas in which physics can be seen as relevant. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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