Date: 10 Nov 2012
History of science, physics, and art: a complex approach in Brazilian syllabuses
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This paper is about new contents that can be introduced into science education. It is a description of an experience aimed at introducing a complex approach into the final grade of a Brazilian elementary school. The aim is to show the transformation of the conception of space and time from the Middle Ages with the physics of Aristotle to the 20th century, when a new conception arose with the physics of Einstein. These changes were accompanied by new visions of space and time in both physics and arts. Comparison between these two expressions of human culture is used to introduce science as a human construct inserted into history.
Lead Editor: E. Nhalevilo
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Cultural Studies of Science Education
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