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written by Paula R. L. Heron
This presentation from the 2006 PTEC Conference presents education research on topics in thermodynamics. Student responses to conceptual thermodynamics questions, and the conceptions they reveal, are presented. Tutorial materials developed to help students gain a better understanding of the topic are also presented.
2006 PhysTEC Conference
Part of the PhysTEC Annual Conference series
Fayetteville, Arkansas: March 24-25, 2006
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Foundations
- Alternative Conceptions
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
Thermo & Stat Mech
- First Law
- Second and Third Law
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Metadata instance created September 30, 2006 by Bruce Mason
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P. Heron, presented at the 2006 PhysTEC Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2006, WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=4440&DocID=166).
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P. Heron, Student Understanding of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics presented at the 2006 PhysTEC Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2006, <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=4440&DocID=166>.
APA Format
Heron, P. (2006, March 24-25). Student Understanding of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. Paper presented at 2006 PhysTEC Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Retrieved August 20, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=4440&DocID=166
Chicago Format
Heron, Paula. "Student Understanding of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics." Paper presented at the 2006 PhysTEC Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, March 24-25, 2006. http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=4440&DocID=166 (accessed 20 August 2014).
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Heron, Paula. "Student Understanding of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics." 2006 PhysTEC Conference. Fayetteville, Arkansas: 2006. of PhysTEC Annual Conference. 20 Aug. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=4440&DocID=166>.
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@inproceedings{ Author = "Paula Heron", Title = {Student Understanding of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics}, BookTitle = {2006 PhysTEC Conference}, Address = {Fayetteville, Arkansas}, Series = {PhysTEC Annual Conference}, Month = {March 24-25}, Year = {2006} }
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