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ERIC Number: EJ836326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-1539-1515
The Historical Evolution of Knowledge of the Universe: Errors in Secondary Education Textbooks in Spain
Rodriguez, Uxio Perez; Lires, Maria Alvarez; Solino, Jorge Prieto
Astronomy Education Review, v7 n1 p23-36 2008
This article analyzes how science textbooks used in secondary education (ages 12 and 13) in Spain have treated the subject of the historical evolution of the Universe. We have discovered many very important errors in the different textbooks that we reviewed. We focus on the errors that are committed most frequently. (Contains 1 table and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain