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ERIC Number: EJ631662
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0144-3410
The Effects of an Age-appropriate Intervention on Young Children's Understanding of Inheritance.
Williams, Joanne M.; Affleck, Gillian
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v19 n3 p259-75 Sep 1999
Investigates 4- and 7-year-olds' understanding of biological inheritance of physical characteristics for cows and horses. Explores the effects of an intervention technique to improve children's understanding of inheritance. Reveals significant age differences in judgments and explanations of inheritance. No significant improvements resulted from the intervention. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)