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Primary teachers' conceptions of "Chemical"

Hickey, R. and Schibeci, R. (2000) Primary teachers' conceptions of "Chemical". Investigating, 16 (2). pp. 33-38.

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Examines what primary teachers actually understand about the word 'chemical' and what they do to help young students arrive at a scientific conception of chemical. Indicates three main categories of teachers' views of a chemical and discusses the effects of a professional development course on this subject.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Australian Science Teachers Association.
Copyright: 2000 ASTA
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