ERIC Number: EJ560050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Philosophically Correct Science Stories? Examining the Implications of Heroic Science Stories for School Science.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v35 n2 p175-87 Feb 1998
Identifies four different types of science stories: (1) heroic; (2) discovery; (3) declarative; and (4) politically correct. Examines the philosophical assumptions that underpin heroic science stories. Considers the implications of these stories in the science classroom. Contains 33 references. (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Epistemological and Ontological Underpinnings in Science Education.