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ERIC Number: EJ613709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
History and Philosophy of Science through Models: Some Challenges in the Case of "The Atom".
Justi, Rosaria; Gilbert, John
International Journal of Science Education, v22 n9 p993-1009 Sep 2000
Suggests that the contribution of history and philosophy of science (HPS) to science education can be enhanced through a consideration of scientific models. Analyzes the curriculum and textbooks for 14-16 year olds in Brazil and the United Kingdom and identifies the use of hybrid models. (Contains 35 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Brazil; United Kingdom