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Bar, Varda – Science Education, 1989
Israeli children's (kindergarten to grade nine) explanations about the water cycle are described. Reports the children's views about the source of clouds and the mechanism of rainfall. It was concluded that understanding evaporation is a necessary condition for explaining a mechanism of rain containing the ideas of condensation and heaviness. (YP)
Descriptors: Climate, Concept Formation, Conservation (Concept), Earth Science
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Jungwirth, E – Science Education, 1971
Reports study of achievement of ninth and tenth grade level students in Israel City, Kibbuts, and agricultural schools during 1966-68. Mean test scores on adopted BSCS Yellow Version topices attained by 549 BSCS students are signigicantly higher than those by 456 non-BSCS students. (JM)
Descriptors: Achievement, Biology, Instruction, International Education