publication . Article . Conference object . 2017

How food is processed in the human body or children's concepts of how the digestive system works

Adriana, Wiegerová; Andrea, Dalajková;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: volume 237, pages 1,582-1,587issn: 1877-0428, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science B.V.
Abstract
The study focuses on the concepts of preschool children about the human digestive system. The author presents the analysis of a research implemented in a group of 18 five to six-year-old children. The study is based on qualitative research. It analyses children's drawings and interviews, during which children expressed their concepts regarding the digestive system. Importantly, the study identifies the possibilities of working with children's concepts from the position of a preschool teacher. In the conclusion of the study, the author interprets the results of the research and provides suggestions for the application of appropriate didactic strategies for presch...
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free text keywords: preschool children, didactic strategies, children's concepts, preschool teacher
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publication . Article . Conference object . 2017

How food is processed in the human body or children's concepts of how the digestive system works

Adriana, Wiegerová; Andrea, Dalajková;