Misconceptions in primary science /

"This essential book offers friendly support and practical advice for dealing with the common misconceptions encountered in the primary science classroom." "Most pupils will arrive at the science lesson with previously formed ideas, based on prior reasoning or experience. However, the...

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Main Author: Allen, Michael
Format: Book
Published: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2010.
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Introduction
  • How do people learn science?
  • How can we elicit, recognize and correct science misconceptions?
  • Part 2. Life processes
  • Concept of living
  • Classification
  • Circulation
  • Breathing
  • Nutrition
  • Feeding relationships
  • Microbes and disease
  • Heredity and variation
  • Part 3. Materials and their properties
  • Chemical changes in materials
  • Particles
  • States of matter
  • Earth science
  • Part 4. Physical processes
  • Forces
  • Floating and sinking
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Earth and space
  • Heat.