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Conceptual change has been a large part of science education research for several decades due to the fact that it allows teachers to think about what students' preconceptions are and

Conceptual change has been a large part of science education research for several decades due to the fact that it allows teachers to think about what students' preconceptions are and how to change these to the correct scientific conceptions. To have students change their preconceptions teachers need to allow students to confront what they think they know in the presence of the phenomena. Students then collect and analyze evidence pertaining to the phenomena.

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    • Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2011
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 56-59)
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    • Field of study: Curriculum and instruction (Science education)

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