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ERIC Number: EJ625443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0926-7220
How Important Are the Laws of Definite and Multiple Proportions in Chemistry and Teaching Chemistry?--A History and Philosophy of Science Perspective.
Niaz, Mansoor
Science and Education, v10 n3 p243-66 May 2001
Elaborates on a framework based on the reconstruction of developments that lead to the formulation of the laws of definite and multiple proportions. Ascertains students' views of these laws and formulates criteria based on the framework for evaluating the treatment of the laws in chemistry textbooks. Provides a rationale for chemistry teachers to respond to the question, Can we teach chemistry without the laws? (SAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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