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Conference Paper: Problems and solutions of learning scientific investigation in junior secondary science: a Hong Kong experience

TitleProblems and solutions of learning scientific investigation in junior secondary science: a Hong Kong experience
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Issue Date2013
PublisherEASE 2013. The Conference programme & abstracts' website is located at http://ses.web.ied.edu.hk/ease2013/programme_files/programme_abstracts_book.pdf
Citation
The 3rd International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education (EASE), HKIE, Hong Kong, China, 4-6 July 2013. In Programme and Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 128-129 How to Cite?
AbstractThe official Junior Science (Grades 7-9) curriculum and Chemistry curriculum (Grade 10-12) have emphasized the role of scientific investigation for more than a decade. Nevertheless, there are still rooms for improvement in Hong Kong students’ understanding and conducting scientific investigation. For example, Hong Kong students’ performance in TIMSS 2007 revealed that many of them were unable to differentiate observation from conclusion. Also they were weak in writing experimental procedures and interpreting experimental results. An analysis of textbooks for Junior Science level in Hong Kong shows that the way that they frame practical activities are …
DescriptionConference Theme: Building an international platform for exchange between scientists and science educators
Symposium: no. SS01-3
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/190209

 

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dc.contributor.authorChan, KYen_US
dc.contributor.authorCheng, MMWen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-17T15:14:23Z-
dc.date.available2013-09-17T15:14:23Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 3rd International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education (EASE), HKIE, Hong Kong, China, 4-6 July 2013. In Programme and Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 128-129en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/190209-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Building an international platform for exchange between scientists and science educators-
dc.descriptionSymposium: no. SS01-3-
dc.description.abstractThe official Junior Science (Grades 7-9) curriculum and Chemistry curriculum (Grade 10-12) have emphasized the role of scientific investigation for more than a decade. Nevertheless, there are still rooms for improvement in Hong Kong students’ understanding and conducting scientific investigation. For example, Hong Kong students’ performance in TIMSS 2007 revealed that many of them were unable to differentiate observation from conclusion. Also they were weak in writing experimental procedures and interpreting experimental results. An analysis of textbooks for Junior Science level in Hong Kong shows that the way that they frame practical activities are …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherEASE 2013. The Conference programme & abstracts' website is located at http://ses.web.ied.edu.hk/ease2013/programme_files/programme_abstracts_book.pdf-
dc.relation.ispartofEASE International Conference 2013en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleProblems and solutions of learning scientific investigation in junior secondary science: a Hong Kong experienceen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailCheng, MMW: mwcheng@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityCheng, MMW=rp01547en_US
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.hkuros224466en_US
dc.identifier.spage128-
dc.identifier.epage129-
dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-

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