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ERIC Number: EJ871614
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
Primary Student Teachers' Ideas of Atoms and Molecules: Using Drawings as a Research Method
Ozden, Mustafa
Education, v129 n4 p635-642 Sum 2009
The purpose of this study is to reveal the primary student teachers' basic knowledge and misconceptions about atoms and molecules by use of a drawing method. Data collected from drawings of 92 primary student teachers at the second term of 2007-2008 educational period in Faculty of Education in Adiyaman University. The analysis of their drawings and answers showed that the majority of the student teachers have several misconceptions as well as inadequate knowledge in terms of atoms and molecules. In the light of the literature the importance of the findings was critically analyzed and some suggestions were proposed to remedy the problems. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey