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Life Science: Session 1

Children's Ideas Bibliography

The Children's Ideas listed in this section of the Web site were compiled from the following research:

  • Brumby, M. “Students’ Conceptions of the Life Concept. ” Science Education, 66 (1982): 613-622.
  • Driver, et al. “Life and Living Processes.” Leeds National Curriculum Support Project, Part 2, (1992): Leeds City Council and the University of Leeds, UK.
  • Stepans, J. “Biology in Elementary Schools: Children’s Conceptions of Life.” American Biology Teacher, 47 (1985): 222-225.
  • Tamir, P., Gal-Choppin, R., & Nussinowitz, R. “How Do Intermediate and Junior High School Students Conceptualize Living and Non-living?” Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 18 (1981): 241-248
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