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The student as Scientist intends to provide academics and scholar academics a greater knowing of the deliberating younger adolescent scholars in technology classes and to point the problems such students have in realizing the extra summary or formal rules with which they're awarded. it really is useful in its orientation because the matters mentioned are illustrated with examples drawn from discussion and observations made in technological know-how periods. considered one of Rosalind Driver's major topics is that technology lecturers needs to understand extra absolutely and act upon the preconceptions and replacement frameworks which scholars carry to their learn of technological know-how. regardless of is useful orientation, the ebook addresses a few primary questions arguing for a reappraisal of technological know-how instructing in secondary faculties within the gentle of advancements in cognitive psychology and philosophy of technology. this is often an available, authoritative and extremely invaluable ebook for all keen on the educating of technology within the secondary years.

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I hope that Your Excellency will be disposed to help us in this anything but simple task, which nonetheless represents our patriotic duty. ] It will be necessary, however, for Your Excellency to bear in mind that in the most categorical way at least one copy [of this collection] must be ready by the 15th of February”. Fondo IMSS, Carteggio Corsini I. We know in fact that Corsini did carry out research on Borelli, even if no publication came out of this work. Corsini’s hope of obtaining, in addition to official recognition of the Museo Nazionale di Storia della Scienza, a promise of regular financial support from the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) were destined to be disappointed.

Chapter 1 Andrea Corsini and the Creation of the Museum of the History of Science in Florence (1930–1961) Marco Beretta* Introduction The creation of the Institute and Museum of History of Science in Florence was due to the combination of a series of contingent circumstances driven by the strong-willed strategy of one man: Andrea Corsini (1875–1961) (Fig. 1). As surprising as it might seem, this curious combination is in fact quite typical in the history of Italian cultural heritage. Those passionate about the national heritage have rarely followed a deliberate and long-term political strategy and they have rarely been able to find support and funding from local or national authorities.

This Museum of the Royal University of Florence has been enlarged and better arranged in the Palazzo dei Giudici”; Rivista di storia delle scienze mediche e naturali 15 (1933), p. 96. The Biblioteca Nazionale would continue to occupy the second floor of the Palaz­zo Castellani for some decades. The museum even contributed 1,000 lire to the costs of moving a part of the library’s collection into a storehouse in the neighbourhood of Santa Croce. On 13 June 1934 Ginori Conti wrote yet again to the director of the Biblioteca Na­zionale requesting that he vacate the second floor of the palazzo.

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