ERIC Number: EJ564595
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Students' Conceptions of Science across Years of Schooling.
Stein, Sarah J.; McRobbie, Campbell J.
Research in Science Education, v27 n4 p611-28 1997
Examines student conceptions of their experiences with science, describes the variety of those conceptions over the years of schooling, and investigates patterns across those years. Six categories of conceptions were found, each portraying essential meanings of science. Results suggest making modern philosophical views of the nature of science explicit in curricula. Contains 47 references. (Author/PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia