ERIC Number: EJ625475
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
The Effect of a History-based Course in Optics on Students' Views about Science.
Galili, Igal; Hazan, Amnon
Science and Education, v10 n1-2 p7-32 Jan-Mar 2001
Describes an experimental course in optics for 10th grade high school students. The course incorporates those historical ideas, views, and conceptions that constituted the early understanding of light and vision. Presents a part of the course which assesses its impact on students' views about science and some related technological and cultural issues. (SAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: 1999 International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Conference: A Selection.