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Dealing With Science MISCONCEPTIONS, Part II

CSTA - Making Connection Publication

California Journal of Science Education
Vol VII, Issue 2 – Spring, 2007

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Table of Contents

President’s Message

"Bad Science"
Alistair B. Fraser

Misconceptions as Barriers to Understanding Science
National Academy Press

Alerts to Student Difficulties and Misconceptions in Science
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

An Exploration of Common Student Misconceptions in Science
Fiona Thompson and Sue Logue

Modern Myths Taught as Science
Kenneth Fuller

Science Misconceptions Research and Some Implications for the Teaching of Science to Elementary School Students
Patricia E. Blosser

Insect Misconceptions and Misinformation
John Stoffolano

Ten Things You Thought You Knew About Sun-Earth Science
NASA, Polar, Wind and Geotail

The Big Bang and the Evolution of the Universe—Brief Answers to Cosmic Questions
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Student Alternative Conceptions in Chemistry
Christopher Horton

Resources

Cover Story: The Coriolis Effect

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