Undergraduate physics students' understanding of thermal phenomena in everyday life
1 Department of Primary Education, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GREECE* Corresponding Author
Contemporary Mathematics and Science Education, 4(2), 2023, ep23023, https://doi.org/10.30935/conmaths/13406
Published Online: 18 June 2023, Published: 01 July 2023
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This paper presents the results from postgraduate students in the physics department at University of Ioannina in Greece about their perceptions of thermal phenomena. For this purpose, an open-ended questionnaire comprised questions about heat transfer and conductance in everyday life. The results showed that many students need clarification about the various concepts of thermal phenomena and demonstrate the conflict between everyday experience and scientific models in explaining phenomena.
Stylos, G., & Kotsis, K. T. (2023). Undergraduate physics students' understanding of thermal phenomena in everyday life. Contemporary Mathematics and Science Education, 4(2), ep23023. https://doi.org/10.30935/conmaths/13406
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