ERIC Number: EJ633616
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Using History To Teach Scientific Method: The Role of Errors.
Giunta, Carmen J.
Journal of Chemical Education, v78 n5 p623-27 May 2001
Examines several classes of errors with examples of each from the development of chemistry in the 18th and 19th centuries. These include erroneous theories, seeing a new phenomenon everywhere, theories erroneous in detail yet fruitful, rejection of right hypotheses, and incoherent insights. (Contains 36 references.) (ASK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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