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Unformatted text preview: as intelligent. This misconception makes a deep impression on the children that learning science is not easy. Reflect Do you agree that misconceptions are caused by childrens inability to understand concepts taught by the teacher? Yes, definitely. Since children mentality is not well enough to understand complex things, misconception always occurs. Misconception most likely to happen at 7-12 years (Pre-operational stage) since children thinking is egocentric. At this stage, they will think what they understood is right. Misconception might happen to children when they only know some part of fact while ignore others. Besides, misconceptions could be influence by other factors too such as their family, friends and teachers....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course SCIENCE sce3104 taught by Professor Mdmlim during the Spring '11 term at Albany Technical College.
- Spring '11