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Elementary Children’s Awareness of Strategies for Testing Structural Strength: A Three Year Study

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Brenda J. Gustafson ,

University of Alberta, CA
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An Associate Professor in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Patricia Rowell,

University of Alberta, CA
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A Professor of Elementary Science Education in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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Sandra M. Guilbert

University of Alberta, CA
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A doctoral candidate in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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Abstract

In recent years there has been a trend towards including design technology in elementary school programs either as a separate subject area or as an addition to some existing science program. Design technology study is seen as a means for children to develop procedural and conceptual knowledge of devices created to fulfill a human need.

How to Cite: Gustafson, B. J., Rowell, P., & Guilbert, S. M. (2000). Elementary Children’s Awareness of Strategies for Testing Structural Strength: A Three Year Study. Journal of Technology Education, 11(2), 5–22. DOI: http://doi.org/10.21061/jte.v11i2.a.1
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Published on 22 Mar 2000.
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