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The Effects of Intervention on Children’s Understanding of Inheritance

WANG Xin;ZHANG Li-Jin   

  1. School of Educational Science, Ningxia University, Yinchuan 750021, China
  • Received:2007-09-30 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2008-09-15 Published:2008-09-15
  • Contact: ZHANG Li-Jin

Abstract: Intervention method is produced to be a new trend in probing into children’s concept of biological inheritance. Based on the recent studies about children’s understanding of inheritance, this article reported the influences of intervention from contents (factual knowledge & conceptual reorganization) and training forms (instruction & interaction) and the discrepant reasons from which was deeply analyzed in the dimension of intervention contents, forms and the propriety of participants-choosing. The future researches are supposed to aim at improving the intervention content, exploring the rapid developmental period in which children acquiring the inheritance concepts, and consolidating the tie between the researches about children’ s understanding of inheritance and illuminative education of scientific biology

Key words: inheritance, intervention, naive theory of biology, naive theory

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