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Event Date : 04 Jun, 2018 06:00 PM - 04 Jun, 2018 08:00 PM

Summary :

Teaching Scientific Misconceptions: “Lessons” from Philosophy of Science
Dr Gareth Bates (University of Bedfordshire)

Bedford Branch Seminar Details

Venue :
Room G2.01 (Harvard Lecture Room in the Gateway building) at University of Bedfordshire, Bedford Campus, Polhill Avenue, MK41 9EA
City :
Bedford

This event is free. Tickets are available here.

In this seminar Gareth will explore how ideas from Philosophy of Science can inform pedagogical approaches in the science classroom. He will draw on work from philosophers, such as Popper and Kuhn, to demonstrate how their work can be applied in the classroom.

Gareth would then like to discuss some of his recent ideas surrounding the nature of school science and how ‘scientific’ knowledge is constructed within the science curriculum.

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