Remmele, M. & Lindemann-Matthies, P. (2018). Like father, like son? On the relationship between parents’ and children’s familiarity with species and sources of knowledge about plants and animals, EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(10), 1-10.
Abstract This study investigates whether parents consider themselves vital in transmitting species knowledge to their children, whether children’s familiarity with species is actually related to that of their parents, and whether socio-demographic variables influence this relationship. Data were collected with the help of a picture test and a questionnaire. Overall, 402 parent-child-pairs participated in the study. Parents regarded themselves as main transmitters of species knowledge to their 5-11