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Other

Description:

Reports results of a large-scale study that investigated the knowledge of gravity and related principles of mechanics possessed by first-year physics students (N=468) at Monash University, Australia. One conclusion is that students know a lot of physics but do not relate it to the everyday world.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

NSDL,Education Foundations,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Gravity,Foreign Countries,Science Education Research,Mechanics (Physics),Assessment,Classical Mechanics,Graduate/Professional,Australia,Physics Education Research,General Physics,Social Sciences,Scientific Concepts,Science Education,Science Instruction,Higher Education,College Students,College Science,Physics,Knowledge Level,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062800735T,Education,Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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