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Other

Description:

A comparison of the physics concepts explanations of ninth graders and of physics graduates and graduate students found that physics novices were strongly inclined to conceptualize physics concepts as material substances, whereas experts' protocols revealed distinctly nonmaterialistic representations.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Ability,Student Attitudes,Education,NSDL,Thinking Skills,Education Foundations,conceptualization,Student Characteristics,High School,Scientific Concepts,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Undergraduate (Upper Division),expert-novice,Alternative Conceptions,Graduate/Professional,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061213013809020T

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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