ERIC Number: EJ569326
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Logic, History, and the Chemistry Textbook: II. Can We Unmuddle the Chemistry Textbook?
Jensen, William B.
Journal of Chemical Education, v75 n7 p817-28 Jul 1998
Argues that the failure to identify concepts and definitions with their corresponding levels of discourse has resulted in the propagation of historically outdated definitions and vocabulary in chemistry textbooks. Provides several examples of the problem from textbooks. Contains 36 references. (DDR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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