ERIC Number: ED071902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Project Physics Reader 5, Models of the Atom.
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics.
As a supplement to Project Physics Unit 5, a collection of articles is presented in this reader for student browsing. Nine excerpts are given under the following headings: failure and success, Einstein, Mr. Tompkins and simultaneity, parable of the surveyors, outside and inside the elevator, the teacher and the Bohr theory of atom, Dirac and Born, the sea-captain's box, and looking for a new law. Six book passages are selected from related publications to deal with aspects of Thomson's model, mathematical representation of relativity, introductory quantum mechanics, Schrodinger's work, moon explorers' discoveries concerned with the island of research, relativity, possibility of inadequacies in education policies, evolution of physicist's picture of nature, fundamentals of wave mechanics, and physical and engineering problems in space travel. Illustrations are included for explanation purposes. The work of Harvard Project Physics has been financially supported by: the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the United States Office of Education, and Harvard University. (CC)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics.