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ERIC Number: EJ533244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Turning an Everyday Experience into One of Learning Science-Visits to Museums and Zoos of Primary Children and Families.
Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale
Science Education International, v7 n3 p21-23 Sep 1996
Argues that a trip to a zoo or museum should provide children with opportunities to use knowledge they have acquired in their school science classes. Reports on museum research on the conversations of visitors. Concludes that visitors need to actively work with their observations and information to turn the visit from a series of everyday observations to those of science. (JRH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)