Errors in Science and their Treatment in Teaching Science

@article{Kipnis2011ErrorsIS,
  title={Errors in Science and their Treatment in Teaching Science},
  author={Nahum S. Kipnis},
  journal={Science & Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={655-685}
}
  • Nahum S. Kipnis
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Science & Education
  • This paper analyses the real origin and nature of scientific errors against claims of science critics, by examining a number of examples from the history of electricity and optics. This analysis leads to a conclusion that errors are a natural and unavoidable part of scientific process. If made available to students, through their science teachers, such a knowledge, would give students a deeper insight into the scientific process and remove their fear of making errors in their own laboratory… CONTINUE READING
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