ERIC Number: EJ1004153
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
How Did Light Acquire a Velocity?
Science & Education, v22 n6 p1537-1554 Jun 2013
We discuss how light acquired a velocity through history, from the ancient Greeks to the early modern era. Combining abstract debates, models of light, practical needs, planned research and chance, this history illustrates several key points that should be brought out in science education.
Descriptors: Motion, Light, Physics, Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, World History, Teaching Methods
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