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ERIC Number: EJ627102
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0263-5143
Children's Misconceptions in Primary Science: A Survey of Teachers' Views.
Pine, Karen; Messer, David; St. John, Kate
Research in Science and Technological Education, v19 n1 p79-96 May 2001
Considers the process of conceptual change and describes empirical studies into children's naive theories of physics concepts. Uses the Representational Redescription model to explain how naive theories are a feature of conceptual change. Provides a starting point for considering how children's naive theories might mediate their ability to learn and discusses implications for science teaching. (Contains 29 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)