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Life Science: Session 6

Children's Ideas Bibliography

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

  • Bishop, B. & Anderson, C. (1990). "Student conceptions of natural selection and its role in evolution." Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 27(5), 415-427.
  • Brumby, M. (1979). "Problems in learning the concept of natural selection." Journal of Biological Education, 13(2), 119-122.
  • Deadman, J. & Kelly, P. (1978). "What do secondary school boys understand about evolution and heredity before they are taught the topics?" Journal of Biological Education, 12(1), 7-15.
  • Driver, et al. (1992). "Life and living processes." Leeds National Curriculum Support Project, Part 2. Leeds City Council and the University of Leeds, UK.
  • Engel Clough, E. & Wood-Robinson, C. (1985). "Children’s understanding of inheritance." Journal of Biological Education, 19(4), 304-310.
  • Settlage, J. (1994). "Conceptions of natural selection: A snapshot of the sense-making process." Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 31(5), 449-457.
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