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Other

Description:

The question of how children solve force and motion problems in computer simulations without explicit knowledge of the underlying physics was investigated. Keystroke sequences made by children were saved and analyzed, and children were interviewed to understand their perception of the relationship between keyboard input and on-screen action.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Cognitive Development,Grade 6,NSDL,Education Foundations,Problem Solving,Misconceptions,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Mechanics (Physics),Computer Uses in Education,Alternative Conceptions,Science Materials,Science Education,Life Science,Elementary Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062907222T,Elementary School Science,Higher Education,Computers,Computer Simulation,Physics,Computing and Information,Graduate/Professional,Education Practices,Elementary School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Education,Technology

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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