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Name: Teaching Science to Children. Can we see in the dark?
ID: m14444
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module is aimed at teachers who are teaching science to young children. The intended age range is 5 - 7 year olds. Many children live is modern cities and have never experienced total darkness. They often believe that they are able to see in the dark and do not understand the difference between no light and very little light. This module aims to help teachers address that and to teach children that we must have a light source if we are to see.
Subject: Science and Technology, Social Sciences
Keywords: Dark, Darkness, Education, learning, Light, light source, Science, see, seeing, Sight, teacher, teachers, teaching
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Theresa Knott (theresaknott@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Theresa Knott (theresaknott@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Theresa Knott (theresaknott@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Apr 13, 2007 11:10 am -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 14, 2007 3:52 am -0500

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Version: 1.1 Apr 14, 2007 3:52 am -0500 by Theresa Knott
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