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Tee, Tan Boon – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1980
Explores the meaning which children attach to time. Offers possible definitions of time and questions the reliability and validity of the standard unit of time as used in school laboratories. (GS)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Definitions, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Tee, Tan Boon – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1979
Discusses some of the misconceptions school children may have in their study of heat and temperature and attempts to clarify the concepts of temperature and to contrast it with the use of the term heat. The choice of gas thermometers as the standard temperature scale is also discussed. (HM)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Fundamental Concepts
Seng, Chin Pin; Tee, Tan Boon – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1978
Traces physics curriculum innovation in Southeast Asia since the 1950s. The unique features of such innovation in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand are highlighted. Forecasts for the future of physics education in part of the world are also discussed. (Author/HM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, International Studies