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Stead, Beverley – 1980
One area explored in the second (in-depth) phase of the Learning in Science Project was "children's science," defined as views of the world and the meanings for words that children have and bring with them to science lessons. The investigation reported focuses on the concepts of "living" held by 32 students in four different…
Descriptors: Biology, Classification, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension
Stead, Beverley – 1980
One area explored in the second (in-depth) phase of the Learning in Science Project was "children's science," defined as views of the world and the meanings for words that children have and bring with them to science lessons. The investigation reported focuses on the concept of "energy" held by 52 Form 1 to 6 students. Data…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development
Stead, Beverley – 1980
One area explored in the second (in-depth) phase of the Learning in Science Project was "children's science," defined as views of the world and the meanings for words that children have and bring with them to science lessons. The investigation reported focuses on students' (N=39) ideas on the concept of "animal." Data were…
Descriptors: Animals, Classification, Cognitive Processes, College Science
Stead, Beverley; Osborne, Roger – 1980
One area explored in the second (in-depth) phase of the Learning in Science Project was "children's science," defined as views of the world and the meanings for words that children have and bring with them to science lessons. The investigation reported focuses on the concept of "light" held by 36 students. Data were obtained…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development
Stead, Beverley – 1980
One area explored in the second (in-depth) phase of the Learning in Science Project was "children's science," defined as views of the world and the meanings for words that children have and bring with them to science lessons. The investigation reported focuses on the concept of "plant" held by 29 students. Data were obtained by…
Descriptors: Botany, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation