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ERIC Number: EJ607213
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4308
The Oil Drop Experiment: A Rational Reconstruction of the Millikan-Ehrenhaft Controversy and Its Implications for Chemistry Textbooks.
Niaz, Mansoor
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v37 n5 p480-508 May 2000
Develops a history and philosophy of science framework based on a rational reconstruction of experimental observations that led to the Millikan-Ehrenhaft controversy, and evaluates 31 chemistry books for coverage of the controversy. Finds that most books lacked a history and philosophy of science perspective and did not adequately address several aspects of the historical controversy. (Contains 84 references.) (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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