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Other

Description:

The consistency, if any, with which force concepts are used by individual students in different, but closely related, contexts was investigated. A total of 534 university and high school students were tested to elicit their beliefs about the forces acting on various objects. Students' beliefs about the forces acting on objects at rest and in motion are discussed.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Education Foundations,Interviews,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Secondary Education,Foreign Countries,Misconceptions,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Social Sciences,Alternative Conceptions,Israel,Cognitive Processes,Science Education,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062921150T,Concept Formation,Higher Education,Motion,History/Policy/Law,Physics,Beliefs,Force,Context Effect,High School,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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