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Physics Education
written by Ricardo Trumper
A questionnaire of 19 questions given to 76 students entering an `Introduction to astronomy' course at university showed that the students held a series of misconceptions on several central topics in basic astronomy.
Physics Education: Volume 35, Issue 1, Pages 9-15
Subjects ADS Supplements Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
= Education Research
Education Foundations
- Alternative Conceptions
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- Reference Material
= Research study
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- Lower Undergraduate
- Educators
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© 2000 Institute of Physics
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DOI:
10.1088/0031-9120/35/1/301
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S0031-9120(00)04571-8
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Keywords:
Astronomy, Higher Education, Misconceptions, Physics, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 14, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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November 28, 2005 by Vince Kuo
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January 1, 2000
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R. Trumper, Phys. Educ. 35 (1), 9 (2000), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/35/1/301).
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R. Trumper, University students' conceptions of basic astronomy concepts Phys. Educ. 35 (1), 9 (2000), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/35/1/301>.
APA Format
Trumper, R. (2000, January 1). University students' conceptions of basic astronomy concepts. Phys. Educ., 35(1), 9-15. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/35/1/301
Chicago Format
Trumper, Ricardo. "University students' conceptions of basic astronomy concepts." Phys. Educ. 35, no. 1, (January 1, 2000): 9-15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/35/1/301 (accessed 1 September 2014).
MLA Format
Trumper, Ricardo. "University students' conceptions of basic astronomy concepts." Phys. Educ. 35.1 (2000): 9-15. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/35/1/301>.
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