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Other

Description:

This paper describes preliminary results of the analysis of a subset of data in which third grade children argue about how current travels through a simple circuit in a whole-class discussion. A model of four distinct patterns of argumentation among these eight-year-old children is proposed and described in this discussion.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

physics education,Informal Education,Education,natural sciences,NSDL,PERC 2003,Education Foundations,children's scientific concepts,Physics,Higher Education,Elementary School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,problem solving,Cognition,Life Science,teaching,Physics Education Research,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003064035699T,General Physics,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Graduate/Professional

Language:

English

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