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International Journal of Science Education
written by Menahem Finegold and Paul Gorsky
The consistency, if any, with which force concepts are used by individual students in different, but closely related, contexts was investigated. A total of 534 university and high school students were tested to elicit their beliefs about the forces acting on various objects. Students' beliefs about the forces acting on objects at rest and in motion are discussed.
International Journal of Science Education: Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 97-113
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© 1991 International Journal of Science Education
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10.1080/0950069910130109
Keywords:
Beliefs, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Context Effect, Force, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Interviews, Israel, Misconceptions, Motion, Physics, Science Education, Secondary Education
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M. Finegold and P. Gorsky, , Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13 (1), 97 (1991), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130109).
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M. Finegold and P. Gorsky, Students' concepts of force as applied to related physical systems: a search for consistency, Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13 (1), 97 (1991), <https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130109>.
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Finegold, M., & Gorsky, P. (1991, January 1). Students' concepts of force as applied to related physical systems: a search for consistency. Int. J. Sci. Educ., 13(1), 97-113. Retrieved August 12, 2022, from https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130109
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Finegold, Menahem, and Paul Gorsky. "Students' concepts of force as applied to related physical systems: a search for consistency." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13, no. 1, (January 1, 1991): 97-113, https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130109 (accessed 12 August 2022).
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Finegold, Menahem, and Paul Gorsky. "Students' concepts of force as applied to related physical systems: a search for consistency." Int. J. Sci. Educ. 13.1 (1991): 97-113. 12 Aug. 2022 <https://doi.org/10.1080/0950069910130109>.
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