ERIC Number: EJ941553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Faraday, Dickens and Science Education in Victorian Britain
Melville, Wayne; Allingham, Philip V.
School Science Review, v92 n340 p121-124 Mar 2011
The achievements of Michael Faraday in the fields of electricity and electrochemistry have led some to describe him as the greatest experimental scientist in history. Charles Dickens was the creative genius behind some of the most memorable characters in literature. In this article, we share an historical account of how the collaboration of these two men promoted science education in Victorian Britain.
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Science Education, Literary Devices, Science Instruction, Scientists, Energy, Chemistry, Cooperation, Science Achievement
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