Intuitive ideas and scientific explanations as parts of students' developing understanding of biology: The case of evolution

@article{Pedersen1994IntuitiveIA,
  title={Intuitive ideas and scientific explanations as parts of students' developing understanding of biology: The case of evolution},
  author={Svend Arne Pedersen and Ola Halld{\'e}n},
  journal={European Journal of Psychology of Education},
  year={1994},
  volume={9},
  pages={127-137}
}
  • Svend Arne Pedersen, Ola Halldén
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology
  • European Journal of Psychology of Education
  • Questions concerning 13–16 year old students' developing understanding of different biological concepts related to the theory of evolution of species are focused. The aim is to get more detailed examples of the ways in which students understand complex biological concepts and the development of these concepts. Data were collected from two different periods: at the beginning of the seventh and at the end of the ninth grade of the Swedish compulsory school. The examples given show how students… CONTINUE READING

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