TITLE

The Prepared Practitioner

AUTHOR(S)
Colburn, Alan
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Sep2009, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines students' conceptions of chemistry. According to researchers, there are three levels of student understanding of chemical concepts which include macroscopic, microscopic and symbolic. It is noted that students often interpret abstract models literally. Ways in which students create misconceptions are discussed.
ACCESSION #
44128790

 

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