Misconceptions as Barriers to Understanding Science (Ch. 4 from Science Teaching Reconsidered)
Center for Science Mathematics and Engineering Education 1997 The National Academies Press Washington, D.C.

This resource is a chapter of Science Teaching Reconsidered: A Handbook. Topics covered include the role of misconceptions in the learning process, descriptions and examples of some common misconceptions in science, and methods used to identify and break down misconceptions.

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Subject: Education, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Education:Assessment
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Research Results, Journal Article
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning