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Getting To Know About Energy In School And Society - Joan Solomon

Getting To Know About Energy In School And Society

Hardcover Published: 7th February 1992
ISBN: 9780750700184
Number Of Pages: 216

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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.

Prefacep. vi
General Knowledge About Energyp. 1
Schools of Thought on Children's Notionsp. 18
Children's Ideas on Energyp. 40
Evidence from Talkingp. 59
Learning as an Extension of General Knowingp. 78
The Formal Domain of Scientific Knowledgep. 98
Teaching About Conservationp. 116
The Social Uses of Energyp. 141
The Defining Technologies of Energyp. 167
Referencesp. 189
Indexp. 195
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ISBN: 9780750700184
ISBN-10: 0750700181
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 7th February 1992
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.46  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1