An Introduction to the History of Science
by Walter Libby
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 1917
Number of pages: 289
This book is intended as a simple introduction, taking advantage of the interests of youth of from seventeen to twenty-two years of age (and their intellectual compeers) in order to direct their attention to the story of the development of the sciences.
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This book serves as a guide for elementary teachers to effectively teach science in their classrooms. It is also intended to provide elementary education majors with the science background they need for their qualifying exams.
- National Academies Press
The book offers a research agenda for science communicators and researchers seeking to apply this research and fill gaps in knowledge about how to communicate effectively about science, focusing on issues that are contentious in the public sphere.
by Brian Rappert, Michael J. Selgelid (eds) - ANU Press
Claims about the transformations enabled by modern science and medicine have been accompanied by an unsettling question in recent years: might the knowledge being produced undermine -- rather than further -- human and animal well being?
by Henri Poincare - W. Scott
Henri Poincare wrote the essays in this book in 1905, the landmark period in physics after Maxwell and before special relativity. Not just the science, but the social attitudes of the day come through in this pleasant little book.