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Other

Description:

Describes main features of students' thinking about heat and temperature (developed before formal science teaching) and results of a study that shows that many notions about heat/temperature used by younger children are still apparent in the thinking of older students. The study involved interviews with 84 students in three age groups.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Education Foundations,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Secondary Education,Great Britain,Misconceptions,Science Education Research,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Alternative Conceptions,Physics,Heat,Science Education,Science Instruction,Concept Formation,Higher Education,Temperature,History/Policy/Law,Secondary School Science,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003063132567T,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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