Investigates students' understanding of the transfer of charge between two charged conductors. Findings indicate that a considerable number of students from eighth grade to college in advanced physics courses were unable to predict the transfer of charge correctly from one conductor to another. Discusses implications for instruction.
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- Grade 9
Keywords:oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062759179T,Assessment,NSDL,High School,Electricity,Education Foundations,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Secondary Education,Physics,Scientific Concepts,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Misconceptions,Physics Education Research,Education,General Physics,Alternative Conceptions
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