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Barrass, Robert – Journal of Biological Education, 1979
Lists the obsolete, unnecessary, and misleading terms that occur within biology, chemistry, and physics literature. The terms selected are those most likely to be found in common use. Lists are also included of terms that teachers may need for introductory courses. (Author/SA)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, College Science, Course Content
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Barrass, Robert – Journal of Biological Education, 1984
Lists 15 commonly encountered misconceptions/misunderstandings in biology, together with specific suggestions to help teachers and textbook authors clarify each misconception. Included are problems related to understanding differences between acellular and multicellular, respiration and photosynthesis, egestion and excretion, and homeostasis and…
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Concept Formation, Higher Education