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Physics Education
written by Michael Watts
A detailed description is given of the views of a high school student on the nature of light.  Many of the common misconceptions are represented in the discussions quoted.
Physics Education: Volume 20, Issue 4, Pages 183-187
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Education - Basic Research
- Alternative Conceptions
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- High School
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© 1985 Institute of Physics
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Keywords:
color, light, nature of light, optics, student difficulties, vision
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Metadata instance created July 14, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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July 1, 1985
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AIP Format
M. Watts, , Phys. Educ. 20 (4), 183 (1985), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/20/4/310).
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M. Watts, Student conceptions of light: A case study, Phys. Educ. 20 (4), 183 (1985), <https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/20/4/310>.
APA Format
Watts, M. (1985, July 1). Student conceptions of light: A case study. Phys. Educ., 20(4), 183-187. Retrieved August 8, 2022, from https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/20/4/310
Chicago Format
Watts, Michael. "Student conceptions of light: A case study." Phys. Educ. 20, no. 4, (July 1, 1985): 183-187, https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/20/4/310 (accessed 8 August 2022).
MLA Format
Watts, Michael. "Student conceptions of light: A case study." Phys. Educ. 20.4 (1985): 183-187. 8 Aug. 2022 <https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-9120/20/4/310>.
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