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This work considers the different meanings of energy and its effects upon language and personality. It highlights, through a range of practical examples, the difficulties of teaching the concept of "energy" and ways in which it can be related to the everyday world and school physics.
General Knowledge About Energy
Schools of Thought on Children's Notions
Children's Ideas on Energy
Evidence from Talking
Learning as an Extension of General Knowing
The Formal Domain of Scientific Knowledge
Teaching About Conservation
The Social Uses of Energy
The Defining Technologies of Energy
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ISBN: 9780750700184 ISBN-10: 0750700181 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 216 Published: 7th February 1992 Publisher: CRC PR INC Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.46
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1