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ERIC Number: EJ784369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Methods and Strategies: More than a Human Endeavor
Olson, Joanne
Science and Children, v45 n6 p43-47 Feb 2008
Helping young children avoid developing deeply held misconceptions and promoting developmentally appropriate Nature of Science (NOS) ideas will establish a foundation for students from which they will later develop more accurate and sophisticated NOS understanding. This article delineates important NOS ideas and practical K-4 classroom teaching strategies to help teachers avoid inadvertently perpetuating these misconceptions. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A