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ERIC Number: EJ1162479
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Connecting Science and Technology
Pleasants, Jacob
Science Teacher, v84 n9 p39-44 Dec 2017
Helping students understand the Nature of Science (NOS) is a long-standing goal of science education. One method is to provide students examples of science history in the form of short stories. This article modifies that approach, using historical case studies to address both the history of science and the history of technology, as well as the relationship between the two. This approach aligns with the emphasis on engineering and technology found in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States 2013; see box, p. 43).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
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