A Love of Discovery

Science Education — The Second Career of Robert Karplus

  • Robert G. Fuller

Part of the Innovations in Science Education and Technology book series (ISET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Robert G. Fuller
    Pages 1-6
  3. Rita W. Peterson
    Pages 7-32
  4. Herbert D. Thier, Cynthia Ann Powell, Robert Karplus
    Pages 33-50
  5. Anton E. Lawson, Robert Karplus
    Pages 51-76
  6. J. Myron Atkin, Robert Karplus
    Pages 77-96
  7. Helen Adi Khoury, Elizabeth F. Karplus, Robert Karplus, Rita W. Peterson, Warren Wollman, Marina Formisano et al.
    Pages 97-200
  8. Robert G. Fuller, Arnold B. Arons, Robert Karplus, Anton E. Lawson
    Pages 201-228
  9. Robert G. Fuller
    Pages 303-304
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 305-337

About this book


Robert Karplus, a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, became a leader in the movement to reform elementary school science in the 1960s. This book selects the enduring aspects of his work and presents them for the scientists and science educators of today. In an era when `science education for ALL students' has become the clarion call, the insights and works of Robert Karplus are as relevant now as they were in the 1960s, '70s, and '80s. This book tries to capture the essence of his life and work and presents selections of his published articles in a helpful context.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert G. Fuller
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Nebraska-LincolnLincolnUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-46687-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-0876-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1873-1058
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