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ERIC Number: EJ782213
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Interest in Biology: A Developmental Shift Characterized Using Self-Generated Questions
Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet; Yarden, Anat
American Biology Teacher, v69 n9 p532-540 Nov-Dec 2007
Identifying students' interests in biology can play an important role in improving existing curricula to meet their needs. An analysis of 1,751 self-generated biological questions raised by children, adolescents, and adults yielded data regarding the different age groups' interests in biology. Research limitations and applications for teaching are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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