Role of practical activities in primary school science

Clark, John Cripps. 2006, Role of practical activities in primary school science, Ph.D. thesis, School of Education, Deakin University.

Title Role of practical activities in primary school science
Author Clark, John Cripps.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Education
Faculty Faculty of Education
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2006
Keyword(s) Science - Study and teaching (Primary) - Activity programs
Science - Study and teaching (Primary) - Australia
Summary The roles, patterns of use and emphases of practical activities depend fundamentally on teachers' backgrounds and beliefs. Students' intense engagement with real objects was found to encourage exploration and enjoyment, and support recall. The study also identified the variety and value of science conducted outside the normal classroom.
Notes Degree conferred 2007.
Language eng
Description of original xiv, 273 leaves + appendices ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 372.35044
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