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History of Biology to Enhance the Understanding of Nature of Science

History of Biology to Enhance the Understanding of Nature of Science

Ms. Priyankakishore
Prof. Gowramma I. P.
June, 2018

Abstract

Science is a self correcting process and it produces reliable and objective knowledge to fulfil the needs of the society. And Nature of science is a very important part of the Science teaching and learning. In this article history of biology is taken as a tool to teach in classroom  to enhance the understanding of Nature of Science of students. This is very well known approach but people are not using it in their teaching learning process. Here some examples are included to show their relationship with different aspects of Nature of Science. Engagement of the whole class in an efficient way can be done through many ways among them one of the very effective way is using the history of a discipline in their teaching learning process. And in this article many examples are given for the teachers to use in the classroom. One can use different other examples to enhance the understanding of Nature of Science among the students.

Key words: Nature of Science (NOS), Understanding of science, History of Biology.

 

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