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ERIC Number: EJ584568
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0926-7220
Values in Science: An Educational Perspective.
Allchin, Douglas
Science and Education, v8 n1 p1-12 Jan 1999
Argues that epistemic and cultural values guide scientific progress and that the social structure of science is strengthened by a diversity of values. Claims that science exports values to the larger culture. Reasons that science teachers who understand the multifaceted relationship between science and values can more effectively guide students in fully appreciating the nature of science. Contains 38 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on Values in Science and in Science Education.