Results obtained from a test administered to form five Nigerian students (aged 15-17) indicate that misconceptions in physics appear to be widespread among these students in roughly the same way as among South African students. Possible causes of these misconceptions are outlined and discussed.
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Keywords:NSDL,Education Foundations,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Secondary Education,Misconceptions,Science Education Research,Nigeria,General Physics,Physics Education Research,Graduate/Professional,Alternative Conceptions,Secondary School Science,Scientific Concepts,Science Education,Concept Formation,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003064409321T,Physics,Secondary School Students,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education
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