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The occurrence of analogies in elementary school science books.

Newton, L. D. (2003) 'The occurrence of analogies in elementary school science books.', Instructional science., 31 (6). pp. 353-375.

Abstract

Investigates the extent to which analogies in instructional science books are provided by authors. Eighty texts available from commercial publishers and intended for use in the elementary school classroom were analyzed. It was found that most of the books did not offer many analogies and fewer than those for older students. (Contains 49 references.)

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:
Keywords:analogies - primary (elementary school) - science books - supporting understanding.
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Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1025706410666
Record Created:29 Jan 2007
Last Modified:08 Apr 2009 16:27

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