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Other

Description:

This article reports the results of a study describing prospective elementary teachers' prior verbal and diagrammatic knowledge about various aspects of light, seeing, shadows, and mirror images. Included are some inferences about how students' ideas may have emerged from their interpretations of everyday experiences.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Education Foundations,Preservice Teacher Education,Misconceptions,Science Education Research,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Alternative Conceptions,Optics,Scientific Concepts,Science Education,Teacher Preparation,Teacher Characteristics,Elementary Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003063354611T,Light,Elementary School,Physics,Educational Research,Content Knowledge,Education Practices,Engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education

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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