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Ryan, A. G.; Aikenhead, G. S. – Science Education, 1992
A sample of grade 11 and 12 Canadian students (n>2000) responded to a national survey concerning the epistemology of science. Results revealed preconceptions held by students involving the nature of science, scientific assumptions, values in science, conceptual inventions, the scientific method, consensus making in science, and characteristics…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Epistemology, Foreign Countries, Grade 11