Misconceptions in chemistry : addressing perceptions in chemical education / Hans-Dieter Barke, Al Hazari, Sileshi Yitbarek.

Over the last decades several researchers discovered that children, pupils and even young adults develop their own understanding of 'how nature really works'. These pre-concepts concerning combustion, gases or conservation of mass are brought into lectures and teachers have to diagnose and...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Springer Complete
Main Author: Barke, Hans-Dieter, 1946-
Other Authors: Hazari, Al. Yitbarek, Sileshi.
Format: eBook
Published:Berlin : Springer, ©2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Perceptions of ancient scientists
  • Students' misconceptions and how to overcome them
  • Substances and properties
  • Particle concept of matter
  • Structure-property relationships
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Acid-base reactions
  • Redox reactions
  • Complex reactions
  • Energy.