1st Edition

Getting To Know About Energy In School And Society

By Joan Solomon Copyright 1992
    214 Pages
    by Routledge

    216 Pages
    by Routledge

    This work considers the different meanings of energy and its effects upon language and personality. It highlights, through a range of practical examples, the difficulties of teaching the concept of energy and ways in which it can be related to the everyday world and school physics.

    General Knowledge About Energy; Schools Of Thought On Children's Notions; children's ideas on energy; evidence from talking; learning as an extension of general knowledge; the formal domain of scientific knowledge; teaching about conservation; the social uses of energy; the defining technologies of energy.


    Joan Solomon