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Rosser, Sue V. – 1986
This guide focuses on the content and methodological approaches useful in teaching basic and applied science courses from a feminist perspective. Course content and pedagogical methods for including the feminist perspective are discussed for different curricula, including biology, women's studies, and health. A discussion of approaches for…
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Course Descriptions, Females
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Kauffman, George B. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Proposes that preparative chemistry is an important and integral part of chemistry as a whole, and an excellent way to introduce students to descriptive chemistry. Provides an outline for students to follow for converting and transforming salts. Suggests a set of general guidelines for studying anion and cation transformations. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, College Science, Guidelines
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McCaughan, J. B. T. – Physics Education, 1987
Uses capillarity as an example of a problem in physics which has been explained mathematically in two different ways. Argues that only one explanation is indeed valid and demonstrates this opinion through experimentation and discussions. Proposes that mathematics should be used in physics as a tool to predict, not to explain. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Concept Formation, Epistemology, Higher Education