Where do beliefs about our ability to do science originate?

Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Resource Type:
Research Products | Research Brief
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Informal/Formal Connections, K-12 Programs
Audience: 
Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | General STEM
Organization:
Exploratorium
Description: 

Where do kids’ beliefs about their ability to do science originate? How do these self-efficacy beliefs relate to unspoken theories about whether scientific ability is fixed or fluid? Researchers set out to answer these questions in a study of 1,225 middle and high school students.

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Josh GutwillAuthor

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