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ERIC Number: EJ628577
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0950-0693
A Rational Reconstruction of the Origin of the Covalent Bond and Its Implications for General Chemistry Textbooks.
Niaz, Mansoor
International Journal of Science Education, v23 n6 p623-41 Jun 2001
Develops a perspective based on the history and philosophy of science considerations (rational reconstruction) in order to understand the postulation of the covalent bond by Lewis. Formulates four criteria based on the perspective and evaluates of 27 textbooks based on the four criteria. Shows that most textbooks lacked a history and philosophy of science perspective. (Contains 86 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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