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Student Understanding of Density: A Cross-age Investigation 

written by R.E. Yeend, Michael E. Loverude, and Barbara L. Gonzalez

Results of a density assessment administered to 787 middle school, high school, and college students indicate that students harbor numerous alternate conceptions, particularly a tendency to associate mass, volume, and density with size.

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Published July 26, 2001
Last Modified July 6, 2013

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