How pendulum studies can promote knowledge of the nature of science

  • Matthews M
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Abstract

Discusses the extent to which contemporary science curricula include knowledge of the nature of science as a goal of science instruction. Outlines the crucial role played by the pendulum in the achievements of the scientific revolution and documents how little these achievements are acknowledged in standard textbooks. (Contains 31 references.) (Author/YDS)

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  • Longitude
  • Methodology
  • Pendulum
  • Scientific revolution

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  • Michael R. Matthews

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