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Other

Description:

Preservice elementary school teachers in Israel (n=608) answered questions about energy concepts. Results revealed the following: (1) many hold alternative conceptual frameworks, not accepted scientific concepts; (2) many do not accept the idea of energy conservation or degradation; (3) they confuse energy and force; and (4) they have an ambiguous recognition of different types of energy.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Concept Formation,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061121141645270T,Higher Education,NSDL,Education Foundations,Energy,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Elementary School Teachers,Education Practices,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Teacher Preparation,Educational Change,Misconceptions,Preservice Teacher Education,Education,Physics,Graduate/Professional,Alternative Conceptions

Language:

English

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