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Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet; Yarden, Anat – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2008
Many of the explanations for girls' disinterest in physics focus on the role of the educational system in creating this situation. Here, we use evidence from free-choice science learning settings to study if this lack of interest is also expressed in non-school settings. Three sets of self-generated questions raised by children, adolescents and…
Descriptors: Females, Physics, Biology, Science Instruction
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Dawson, Vaille; Soames, Christina – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2006
Our education system aims to equip young people with the knowledge, problem-solving skills and values to cope with an increasingly technological society. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of biotechnology education on adolescents' understanding and attitudes about processes associated with biotechnology. Data were drawn from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews