The fact that children's ideas about science form part of a larger framework of ideas mean that it is easier to change them.
(This sentence is Question 4 from Link
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However, I still have difficulties to clearly understand the sentence.
- What's the exact meaning of "larger" and "easier"?
Why did he use the comparative forms instead of adjectives such as "large" and "easy"?
Plus, Is "them" "children's ideas"? If so, "it is easier to change them" = "To change children's ideas is easier", right?