ERIC Number: EJ288674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Enigmas in School Science: Students' Conceptions for Scientifically Associated Words.
Watts, D. Michael; Gilbert, John K.
Research in Science and Technological Education, v1 n2 p161-71 1983
Examined students' conceptions of the words "force" and "energy" using the interview-about-instances approach. Implications for science instruction and instructional strategies are discussed based on findings that many students have views of these concepts that are different from accepted scientific views. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)