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Profiles of Freshman Physics Students' Views on the Nature of Science. / Ibrahim, Bashirah; Buffler, Andy; Lubben, Fred.

In: Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Vol. 46, No. 3, 03.2009, p. 248-264.

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Ibrahim, B, Buffler, A & Lubben, F 2009, 'Profiles of Freshman Physics Students' Views on the Nature of Science', Journal of Research in Science Teaching, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 248-264. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.20219

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Ibrahim, B., Buffler, A., & Lubben, F. (2009). Profiles of Freshman Physics Students' Views on the Nature of Science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 46(3), 248-264. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.20219

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Ibrahim B, Buffler A, Lubben F. Profiles of Freshman Physics Students' Views on the Nature of Science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 2009 Mar;46(3):248-264. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.20219

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Ibrahim, Bashirah ; Buffler, Andy ; Lubben, Fred. / Profiles of Freshman Physics Students' Views on the Nature of Science. In: Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 2009 ; Vol. 46, No. 3. pp. 248-264.

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