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A Research on Middle School Teachers and Students Awareness and Understanding of Analysis for the Light
Kim, Minyoung; Han, Shin; Park, Taeyoon;
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The purpose of this study is to identify the conceptions of middle school students and teachers about Visible-Light, Ultra-Violet(UV) and Infrared-Ray(IR). We administered questionnaire 3 teacher and 102 students(48 people of middle school 2nd students and 54 people of middle school 3rd students) who learned by 3 teachers in seoul. From the analysis, it was found that many students and teachers didn`t understand the basic principle of UV and IR. Significant number of students belive that it is possible to see objects the absence of visible light. Most students belive that they can see objects in the presence of UV light alone. They think that "Light" is single concept. Teachers were generally more aware of the origin and explanation of UV. But teachers expressed some uncertainties. They tend to think negative effect for UV.
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