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The particulate nature of matter in science education and in science

by Wobbe de Vos, Adri H. Verdonk
Journal of Research in Science Teaching ()


Discusses ideas about the particulate nature of matter and assesses the extent to which these represent a compromise between scientific and educational considerations. Analyzes relations between the particulate nature of matter in science and science education in an attempt to understand children's inclination to attribute all kinds of macroscopic properties to particles. Contains 20 references. (JRH)

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