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Girls in the physics classroom: a review of the research on the participation of girls in physics

Murphy, Patricia and Whitelegg, Elizabeth (2006). Girls in the physics classroom: a review of the research on the participation of girls in physics. Institute of Physics, London, UK.

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Abstract

A review of research spanning the past 15 years into the participation of girls in physics at secondary school level. The review was commissioned by the Institute of Physics in order to inform policy setting agendas for the Institute and to reveal important messages about participation in physics which the Institute could use to develop plans for action.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2006 Unknown
Extra Information: A booklet for teachers with activities and advice for teachers' classroom practice has also been produced to accompany this report. Both items are available from the Institute of Physics.
Keywords: gender; girls; participation; science; physics; classrooms; context; relevance; teachers;
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Science
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6499
Depositing User: Liz Whitelegg
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2011 03:07
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6499
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