Practical Work in Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Lower Secondary and General Upper Secondary Schools in Slovenia
Andrej Šorgo 1 * , Andreja Špernjak 1
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1 University of Maribor, Maribor, SLOVENIA
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Abstract

Syllabi in the science subjects, biology, chemistry and physics at lower and general upper secondary school are compared in the light of their underlying philosophies, goals, objectives and recognized importance in science teaching. Even though all syllabi were prepared within the same framework, great differences among syllabi concerning practical work are evident. More importance is given to practical work in the syllabi of chemistry and physics, where it is recognized as a basic method, while in the biology syllabus the construction of concepts is valued much higher.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.12973/eurasia.2012.813a

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2012 - Volume 8 Issue 1, pp. 11-19

Publication date: 12 Jan 2012

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