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Scientists in the Classroom: The Cold War Reconstruction of American Science Education

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During the 1950s, leading American scientists embarked on an unprecedented project to remake high school science education. Dissatisfaction with the 'soft' school curriculum of the time advocated by the professional education establishment, and concern over the growing technological sophistication of the Soviet Union, led government officials to encourage a handful of elite research scientists, fresh from their World War II successes, to revitalize the nations' science curricula. In Scientists in the Classroom, John L. ...

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Scientists in the Classroom: The Cold War Reconstruction of American Science Education
2015, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9781349387939

2002 edition

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Scientists in the Classroom: The Cold War Reconstruction of American Science Education
2002, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312295714

2002 edition

Trade paperback

Scientists in the Classroom: The Cold War Reconstruction of American Science Education
2002, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312295011

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