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Research in Science Education

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 35–41 | Cite as

The “pupil-as-scientist” metaphor in science education

  • Colin Gauld
Article

Conclusion

The language used in the science education literature often serves the explicit function of presenting information and making cases but it also conveys implicit messages and points to links outside the technical framework of science education. The “pupil-as-scientist” metaphor is embedded in a rich network of associated ideas only some of which have been exploited in research in this and other areas.

Keywords

Science Education Education Literature Explicit Function Present Information Technical Framework 
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