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Tamir, Pinchas – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1991
The relationships and possible effects of various personal home and school variables on the acquisition of functional biological, chemical, and physical scientific knowledge by tenth grade Israeli students (n=544) was investigated. Biology was the only subject in which functional knowledge was significantly related to nonformal science activities.…
Descriptors: Biology, Career Choice, Chemistry, Classroom Environment
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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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Hofstein, Avi; And Others – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1996
Compares students' perceptions of laboratory classes in chemistry and biology using the Science Laboratory Environment Inventory (SLEI). Results indicate significant differences on the subscales of "integration" and "open-endedness." Suggests that the SLEI can be considered as a sensitive tool to measure students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Classroom Environment, Foreign Countries