Plants in the Dark and Lightby: Page Keeley, Francis Eberle, and Joyce Tugel

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The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about plant growth. It specifically probes to find out if students think plants only grow if they are exposed to light.

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  • on Wed May 04, 2011 8:47 PM

Students can be prompted to make a prediction of what they believe the results of placing a group of plants in the sun versus a group in the dark. As all of the other book chapters, there is background information, information about alternative conceptions, and suggestions of implementation

Susan German  (Hallsville, MO)
Susan German (Hallsville, MO)

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