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Title: Exploring insulation with ice hands
Contributor(s): Taylor, Neil  (author)orcid ; Taylor, Subhashni  (author)orcid ; Littledyke, Michael  (author)
Publication Date: 2017
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Abstract: Students often hold misconceptions about insulation, largely because they put on clothes to keep themselves warm - at least in winter in the cooler regions of Australia. The following activity is designed to identify students' misconceptions about insulation and provide an engaging, evidence-based activity to help address these misconceptions using ice hands.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Teaching Science, 63(2), p. 12-14
Publisher: Australian Science Teacher Association
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1839-2946
Field of Research (FOR): 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
130105 Primary Education (excl. Maori)
130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930102 Learner and Learning Processes
930201 Pedagogy
930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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