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Paik, Seoung-Hey – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore how examples used in teaching may influence elementary school students' conceptions of evaporation and boiling. To this end, the examples traditionally used to explain evaporation and boiling in Korean 4th grade science textbooks were analyzed. The functions of these published examples were explanation…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Scientific Concepts, Heat
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Gregorius, Roberto Ma.; Santos, Rhodora; Dano, Judith B.; Gutierrez, Jose J. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2010
Two animations, one focused on the macroscopic phenomena and particulate conception of the three states of matter and the effects of heat on these states, and the other on solution formation and solubility were produced using Adobe Flash MX software. The first was designed for and tested on elementary school (3rd-5th grade) students. The second…
Descriptors: Animation, Computer Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials, Chemistry
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Gregorius, Roberto Ma.; Santos, Rhodora; Dano, Judith B.; Gutierrez, Jose J. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2010
Animations were prepared using Adobe Flash MX and tested on elementary (3rd-5th grade) and secondary chemistry students. A pre- and post-test study was used to compare the learning gains of students who received the animations with those who received textbook reading time and discussion in class. The control and experimental groups were further…
Descriptors: Animation, Computer Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials, Chemistry