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Rodriguez, Maria A.; Niaz, Mansoor – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2004
Recent research in science education has recognized the importance of history and philosophy of science. The objective of this study is to evaluate the presentation of the Thomson, Rutherford, and Bohr models of the atom in general physics textbooks based on criteria derived from history and philosophy of science. Forty-one general physics…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Physics, Science History, Science Education