Watts, D. M. and A. Zylbersztajn

A Survey of Some Children's Ideas about Force
Physics Education

v16 n6 p360-65 Nov 1981

Describes a study which deterrnined the prevalence of the non Newtonian view among students (N=125) and to what extent their physics teachers (N=5) were aware of this prevalence. Includes methods used and summaries of typical responses to a paper-pencil, multiple-choice format questionnaire focusing on aspects related to force.