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Paper: Uncovering the Stories Behind the Science: Infusing Astro 101 with the History of Modern Cosmology
Volume: 443, Earth and Space Science: Making Connections in Education and Public Outreach
Page: 458
Authors: Lochner, J. C.; Mattson, B. J.
Abstract: Utilizing the history of discoveries enhances students’ understanding of science and the nature of science. We have incorporated the history of modern cosmology into the context of a variety of topics taught in upper-level high school and Astro 101 courses through Cosmic Times, a suite of curriculum support materials. We describe here these materials and their applications to two specific examples of topics taught in Astro 101.
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