“Science is About Facts,” or Is It? Changing Student Conceptions About the Nature of Science

by: Karen Murcia and Renato A. Schibeci

This paper analyzes some of the issues in teaching and learning in an introductory physical science course to a group of nonscience majors: elementary teacher education students. In particular, it examines the influence of the course on the students’ views of the nature of science.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/1999Stock # jcst99_029_03_205Volume 029Issue 03

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