Personification of Particles in Middle School Students’ Explanations of Gas Pressure

Robert C Wallon, David E Brown

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPhysics Teaching and Learning
Subtitle of host publicationChallenging the Paradigm
EditorsDennis W Sunal, Jonathan T Shemwell, James W Harrell, Cynthia S Sunal
PublisherInformation Age Publishing Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781641136587
ISBN (Print)9781641136563, 9781641136570
StatePublished - 2019

Publication series

NameResearch in Science Education


  • analogies
  • conceptual metaphor
  • dynamically emergent conceptions
  • embodied cognition
  • particulate nature of matter
  • personfication

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