SCIENCE STUDENT TEACHERS’ IDEAS OF THE HEART

TitleSCIENCE STUDENT TEACHERS’ IDEAS OF THE HEART
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBahar, M, Ozel, M, Prokop, P, Usak, M
JournalJournal of Baltic Science Education
Volume7
Issue2
Start Page78-85
Date PublishedAugust/2008
Type of ArticleOriginal article
ISSN1648-3898
Other NumbersICID: 870050
Keywordsdrawing method, heart structure, students’ ideas
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to find out the level of science student teachers’ understanding about the internal structure of the heart. The drawing method was applied to achieve this purpose with 120 third year science student teachers. The analysis of their drawings revealed that the majority of the science student teachers have several misconceptions as well as inadequate knowledge in terms of the heart’s internal structure. The importance of the findings was critically analysed in the light of the literature, and some suggestions were proposed to remedy the emerged problems.

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Refereed DesignationRefereed