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Biology misconception

  1. 1. ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTION OF DAY AND NIGHT FORMATION TBC 3013 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN BIOLOGY
  2. 2. SCIENTIFIC IDEA <ul><li>Day and night formation </li></ul>
  3. 3. TECHNIQUE USED <ul><li>Modelling </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing </li></ul>
  4. 4. MISCONCEPTION <ul><li>The sun shines during the day and the moon shines shine at night. </li></ul><ul><li>The sun and the moon are on different sides of the Earth and the Earth rotates facing one and then the other. </li></ul><ul><li>The sun goes around the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>The sun moves to cause day and night. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>A day is the time it takes the Earth to move around the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>A day is the time it takes for the sun to move around the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Night occur when the moon cover the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>Night occur when cloud cover the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>The sun goes behind hill. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The sun goes behind the Earth once a day. </li></ul><ul><li>The Earth goes around the sun once a day. </li></ul><ul><li>The Earth spin on its axis once a day </li></ul><ul><li>The moon creates it own light. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CORRECTION OF MISCONCEPTION <ul><li>The sun shines all the time but only half of the earth faces the sun at a time. When the Earth rotates on its axis one half is in daytime while the other half is in night time but as the Earth turns on its axis the light from the sun will shine on the half that was just in darkness. </li></ul>
  8. 9. REFERENCES <ul><li>http://teachhouston.uh.edu/TeachHouston_document/lesson_plans1/science_lesson/files/Day%20and%20Night-Final_5-21-10.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://beyondpenguins.nsdl.org/issue/column.php?date=May2008&departmentid=professional&columnid=professional!misconceptions </li></ul>

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