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Liu, Shu-Chiu – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2006
The paper is an extended work from a previous study on Taiwanese and German students' conceptions of the universe (Liu, 2005). The study revealed that students discuss astronomical events and entities based on a mental model of universe and their models of the universe seem to have similar underlying principles with historical ones. In present…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Student Attitudes, Scientific Concepts, Science History
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Liu, Shu-Chiu – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2005
A recent study (Liu, 2005a, 2005b) revealed a limited number of alternative models of the universe held by young students in Taiwan and in Germany. In line with the previous findings, these alternative models frequently fall into two groups: earth-centred and sun-centred views, which draw a correspondence to the ideas in the European history of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Misconceptions, Models, Scientific Concepts