Some pupils do not regard a change of state as being related to a specific temperature

Properties of Matter

Misconception RESEARCH REVIEW

Pupils may explain changes of state in terms of the macroscopic properties of substances; they may think that melting and boiling points are properties of a substance.

References

  • Boz, Y., () Turkish Pupils' Conceptions of the Particulate Nature of Matter, Journal of Science Education, 15 (2)

    203-213.

    Review sheet

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