New York Science Teacher

Common Science Misconceptions

I have compiled an extensive list of students' misconceptions on a variety of science topics from a variety of science sources. Below are links to each subjects misconceptions.

Astronomy Misconceptions
Common misconceptions found within the astronomical sciences.

Biology Misconceptions
Misconceptions found within the biological and living environment curriculums.

Chemistry Misconceptions
Misconceptions dealing with chemistry.

Geology Misconceptions
Some common misconceptions about geology and the earth sciences.

Meteorology Misconceptions
Some interesting misconceptions regarding children's knowledge in meteorology.

Physics Misconceptions
A ton of physics related misconception data for children.

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