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Menis, Joseph – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1991
Information on the content of the intended science curriculum, what science was actually taught by the teachers, and how that science was taught is presented. Student achievement and attitudes were assessed using tests and questionnaires. Data were obtained from teachers regarding whether the content had been taught to the students (n=657) who…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Course Content, Earth Science
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Menis, Joseph – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1983
Compared student attitudes (N=211) toward chemistry/mathematics. Results indicate no significant differences between liking a subject and its importance or application, with mathematics being seen as more important and more useful than chemistry. Suggests that teachers must spend more time and energy in developing positive attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Grade 10, Mathematics, Science Education
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Menis, Joseph – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1989
This paper examines the affective components which were an integral part of science goals of the 1980's using data from the Second IEA Science Study in the United States. Data indicated that students in the United States were generally positive about chemistry and science. (CW)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Affective Measures, Chemistry, High Schools