Preservice science teachers informal reasoning regarding socioscientific issues and the factors influencing their informal reasoning

Topçu, Mustafa Sami
Yılmaz Tüzün, Özgül
Sadler, Troy


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M. S. Topçu, Ö. Yılmaz Tüzün, and T. Sadler, “Preservice science teachers informal reasoning regarding socioscientific issues and the factors influencing their informal reasoning,” 2009, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: