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Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale; Reiss, Michael – Science Education International, 1999
Describes students' (n=175) understandings of the structure of animal (including human) skeletons and the internal organs found in them. Finds that older students have a better knowledge of animals' internal anatomies, although knowledge of human internal structure is significantly better than knowledge of rat, bird, and fish internal structure.…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biology, Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Orion, Nir; King, Chris; Krockover, Gerald H.; Adams, Paul E. – Science Education International, 1999
Explores the development and status of earth-science education in the United States. Compares the U.S. case with those of Israel, England, and Wales. Discusses the need to share common concerns and visions between cultures and communities. Contains 45 references. (Author/WRM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Earth Science, Educational Policy
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Orion, Nir; King, Chris; Krockover, Gerald H.; Adams, Paul E. – Science Education International, 1999
Explores the development and status of Earth Science Education in Israel and England and Wales. Finds that, despite separate traditions for education in the Earth Sciences, there are a surprisingly large number of commonalities between current trends in each of the countries in the study, and each has had difficulty determining what constitutes an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Earth Science, Educational History