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written by Michael Clough
supported by the National Science Foundation
This website presents stories spanning five disciplines, all designed to spark student interest by introducing them to the human involvement in important scientific endeavors and discoveries. The collection was crafted to supplement key ideas and content introduced in typical secondary science curricula. The collection encompasses the astronomy, chemistry, physics, biology, and geology disciplines. Supplemental resources are provided for teachers to help achieve the greatest impact from the stories.
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: History and Philosophy of Physics
Unit Title: Pioneers and Innovators
Unique collection of stories spanning five disciplines, all designed to spark student interest by exploring the human involvement in important scientific endeavors and discoveries. Included are stories about the fields of astronomy, physics, biology, geology, and chemistry. Reading levels are most appropriate for high school, but the storylines could be adapted for middle school.Link to Unit:
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