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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 159.00
This book spans nearly 300 years of scientific history as it reconstructs episodes and experiments key to scientific progress, exploring the role played by controversies and rivalries among scientists. It includes guidelines for further research. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
How teachers view the nature of scientific knowledge is crucial to their understanding of science content and how it can be taught. This book presents an overview of the dynamics of scientific progress and its relationship to the history and philosophy of science, and then explores their methodological and educational implications and develops innovative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
The Nature of Science is highly topical among science teacher educators and researchers. Increasingly, it is a mandated topic in state curriculum documents. This book draws together recent research on Nature of Science studies within a historical and philosophical framework suitable for students and teacher educators. Traditional science curricula... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This book explores the relationship between the content of chemistry education and the history and philosophy of science (HPS) framework that underlies such education. It discusses the need to present an image that reflects how chemistry developed and progresses. It proposes that chemistry should be taught the way it is practiced by chemists: as a... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 49.95
Research in science education has recognized the importance of history and philosophy of science (HPS). Nature of science (NOS) is considered to be an essential part of HPS with important implications for teaching science. The role played by textbooks in developing students? informed conceptions of NOS has been a source of considerable interest for... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 49.95
It goes without saying that atomic structure, including its dual wave-particle nature, cannot be demonstrated in the classroom. Thus, for most science teachers, especially those in physics and chemistry, the textbook is their key resource and their students? core source of information. Science education historiography recognizes the role played by... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 49.99
This book is about how students are taught the periodic table. It reviews aspects of the periodic table?s development, using the history and philosophy of science. The teaching method presented in this book is ideal for teaching the subject in high school and at introductory university level. Chemistry students taught in this new, experimental way... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
This book discusses how to improve high school students?understanding of research methodology based on alternative interpretations of data, role of controversies, creativity andthe scientific method, in the context of the oil drop experiment. These aspects form an important part of thenature of science (NOS). The study reported in this volume is is... more...