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  Science for Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some writers also argued that the sciences were becoming a sufficiently important part of British culture that they were essential parts of children’s education, to fit them for their future role as responsible members of society.
The number of children’s books on the sciences published in the first two decades of the nineteenth century indicates that the sciences (or at least some of them) were not only acceptable in the nursery, but had become a standard part of childhood.
The absence of science teaching from most school curricula (and certainly most primary school curricula) meant that, until the last decades of the century, the majority of children gained their knowledge about nature from reading done in the home.
www.thoemmes.com /science/children_intro.htm   (4184 words)

 Science Quotes
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
www.lhup.edu /~dsimanek/sciquote.htm   (5100 words)

Bebbington, David W. ‘Science and evangelical theology in Britain from Wesley to Orr’, in David Livingstone, D.G. Hart and Mark Noll eds., Evangelicals and science in historical perspective, New York, Oxford, 1999, pp.
Topham, J. ‘Science, natural theology, and evangelicalism in early nineteenth-century Scotland: Thomas Chalmers and the Evidence controversy’, in Livingstone, Hart, and Noll, eds., Evangelicals and science in historical perspective, New York and Oxford, 1999.
Reflexions on the Decline of Science in England 1830.
www.victorianweb.org /science/scibib.html   (3016 words)

 SECTION 7 - LIFE ON HEALY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While science party members will interact most frequently with marine science personnel, you are encouraged to interact with all members of the crew.
Members of the science party must provide their own towels, soap, shampoo, etc. Approximately 24 cubic feet of locker space is available for each science party member.
The science party will be asked to sort their trash in accordance with a few ecological rules observed by the ship.
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 "Separating Religious Fundamentalist 'Science' from Science" by Tim M. Berra, Ph.D.
To whatever extent the scientific trappings of "creation science" are accorded credence by the schools or by the courts, much will suffer: freedom of thought; an informed, open minded American public; the vitality of science and technology; and the fate of our society in an increasingly competitive, increasingly educated world.
Science and religion are concerned with different spheres of human activity, and for the great majority of people -- believers and non-believers alike -- there is no basic conflict between them.
Science's domain is the natural world and the scientific method has been spectacularly successful at discovering knowledge about this world.
www.actionbioscience.org /education/berra.html   (2836 words)

 Table of contents for Experiencing nature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Science -- Latin America -- History -- To 1830.
Science -- Spain -- History -- To 1830.
Science -- United States -- History -- To 1830.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip0512/2005011166.html   (157 words)

 Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Quotes
In a world where science and religion have sometimes been at odds, Latter-day Saints stand out for their positive attitudes toward science and their high proportion of involvement in scientific careers.
The most comprehensive bibliography of materials dealing with science and Mormonism is given in Robert L. Miller, "Science/Mormonism Bibliography; 1830-1989." The historiography dealing with science, scientific theory, and Mormon beliefs began with Parley P. Pratt and Orson Pratt.
It is a paradox that men will gladly devote time every day for many years to learn a science or an art; yet will expect to win a knowledge of the gospel, which comprehends all sciences and arts, through perfunctory glances at books or occasional listening to sermons.
www.byu.edu /fc/ee/ds_pms.htm   (2358 words)

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Frankel, E. "Corpuscular Optics and the Wave Theory of Light: The Science and Politics of a Revolution in Physics." Social Studies of Science 6 (1976): 141-184.
Feuer, L. "Science and the Ethic of Protestant Asceticism: A Reply to Professor Robert K. Merton." Research in Sociology of Knowledge, Sciences and Art 2 (1979): 1-23.
Toward a Metric of Science: The Advent of Science Indicators (Wiley, 1978).
carnap.umd.edu /chps/reading_list/single_list.html   (7244 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"Feminism, Science, and the Anti-Enlightenment Critiques." In FEMINISM/POSTMODERNISM, pp.
Women in Science in Hungary (Agnes Haraszthy); Stubbornness, Drudgery, Scientific Interests and Profound Commitment (Janni Nielsen and Bente Elkjaer); Is To Be an Engineer Still a Masculine Career in Spain?: Notes on an Ambiguous Change in University Technical Education (Maria Carme Alemany); Recommendations (Dorothea Gaudart); Select Bibliography: Women in Scientific and Technical Careers (Ruza Furst-Dilic).
Contents: Introducing Women and Science (Brian Martin and Evelleen Richards); On What is Known: a Personal Viewpoint (B.S. Niven); Feminist Science and Participatory Democracy (Thomas W. Simon); A Feminized Science: From Theory to Practice (Merrelyn Emery); Feminist Critiques of Science (Jacqueline Feldman); A Feminist Critique of the Masculinity of Scientific Knowledge (Ann Dugdale).
mith2.umd.edu /WomensStudies/Bibliographies/ScienceBiblio/science-pt1   (5206 words)

 Long Hours Aside, Respondents Say Jobs Offer 'as Much Fun as You Can Have' -- Holden 304 (5678): 1830 -- Science
The biggest difference between the two surveys is the slower rise in salaries--an average of 4% over last year compared with a 7% rise between 2000 and 2001.
Although the respondents come from all fields in the life sciences, the survey does not claim to be representative of biology as a whole.
One woman, a government employee who asked not to be identified, is downright bitter: "The only women in science I know who are happy are married to or have been married to men with good incomes," she writes.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/full/304/5678/1830   (2850 words)

 1768 in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The year 1768 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1767 in science, other events of 1768, 1769 in science and the list of years in science.
March 21 - Joseph Fourier, mathematician († 1830)
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/1768_in_science   (101 words)

 Nat' Academies Press, Selecting Instructional Materials: A Guide for K-12 Science (1999)
Science Teacher Preparation in an Era of Standards-based Reform.
Paper presented at the NRC colloquium "Using the National Science Education Standards to Guide the Evaluation, Selection, and Adaptation of Instructional Materials." Washington, D.C. November 1996.
Webb, N.L. Determining Alignment of Expectations and Assessments in Mathematics and Science Education.
www.nap.edu /books/030906533X/html/113.html   (1404 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Literature, Science, Psychoanalysis, 1830-1970: Essays in Honour of Gillian Beer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The interactions between literature and science and between literature and psychoanalysis have been among the most thriving areas for interdisciplinary study in recent years.
They focus on the evolutionary sciences in the nineteeth-century; the early years of psychoanalysis, from Freud to Ella Freeman Sharpe; and the modern development of the physical sciences.
Among its recurrent themes are: curiosity and epistemology; 'growth', 'maturity', and 'coming of age' as structuring metaphors (several essays focus especially on childhood); taxonomy; sleep and dreaming and elusive knowledge; the physiology of truth; and the gender politics of scientific theory and practice.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0199266670   (437 words)

 Rare Books and Special Collections - Babbage Part2 - University Libraries - USC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
What was finished, in 1832, was a small demonstration section of the engine, which Babbage kept in his London house and displayed to society visitors.
This article from the leading Whig periodical by a popular science journalist, Dionysus Lardner (editor of the Cabinet Encyclopedia), is the first detailed published description of the project.
—In the 1820's and 1830's, British science was dominated by wealthy and aristocratic amateurs.
www.sc.edu /library/spcoll/babbage/part2.html   (458 words)

 Medical Practices
At the time the Church was established (1830), medical science was in its infancy.
Medical science advanced rapidly in the latter half of the nineteenth century, and Brigham Young began to rely on physicians for more of his own medical care.
Church members, who are advised to seek medical assistance from competent licensed physicians, generally believe that advances in medical science and health care have come though the inspiration of the Lord.
www.lightplanet.com /mormons/daily/health/Medical_Practices_EOM.htm   (591 words)

 1830 In Science Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 History of Women and Science, Health, and Technology
A wide-ranging critique of the male culture of modern Western science, from the sixteenth century to the present.
See especially chapter 1, "From the Woman Question in Science to the Science Question in Feminism"; chapter 8, "`The Birth of Modern Science' as a Text: Internalist and Externalist Stories"; and chapter 9, "Problems with Post-Kuhnian Stories." 445 Harding, Sandra, and O'Barr, Jean, eds.
Covers both the history of women's contributions to the development of early modern science and the interrelationship between their subsequent exclusion from science and the growth of new "scientific" doctrines of gender differences.
www.library.wisc.edu /libraries/WomensStudies/bibliogs/hws/hws0508.htm   (1808 words)

 TIMELINE 19th Century page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His dissertation was evidence of experimental skill and insight and has been noted as a significant American work in the physiology of digestion, but more recent evaluation comparing it to knowledge of the time finds it less remarkable.
A summary of the geology of the area East of the Mississippi River, Maclure's endeavor was the first geological survey of the region.
He is also pursued by the courtesan Chrysis of Galilee, who sets him three tasks, is later thought by the people of the city to be an incarnation of Aphrodite, but she does of poison before relaizing that Demetrios has fallen for her after all.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline19.html   (7409 words)

 Spring 1997 Economics 619   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In response to tendencies toward anti-foundationalism and naturalism, many philosophers of science have argued that scientific knowledge is constructed out of an economic process.
Concomitantly, historians have noted a recent shift in social support for scientific research and science policy experts have analyzed issues such as the recent changes in financial support of science.
The purpose of this course is to review the work of science studies scholars, economists, philosophers of science, historians, science policy experts, and scientists in order to start a constructive analysis of the promises and problems of alternative economic theories of the behavior of scientists and comparisons of science to a market.
www.nd.edu /~esent/syllabi/econ619.html   (1661 words)

 Postgraduate - Major Issues in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
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This postgraduate course provides a survey of the major changes, both intellectual and institutional, which Western science, technology and medicine have undergone from the early modern period to the present.
Wherever possible we relate the historiographies of science, technology and medicine to each other, and we are particularly concerned to situate these knowledges/practices within wider cultural, political and economic contexts.
les.man.ac.uk /SA/pg/syllabus/6951.htm   (162 words)

 Science Jokes - Mathematics, Topology, Astronomy, Thermodynamics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
They join them together, and a very praiseworthy activity that is.
Anthony Standen, Science is a sacred cow (1958).
www.ananthapuri.com /sciencejokes.asp?page=3_2   (245 words)

 Literature, Science, Psychoanalysis 1830-1970 - Reviewscout.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Literature, Science, Psychoanalysis 1830-1970 - Essays in Honour of Gillian Beer
Freeman Sharpe; and the modern development of the physical sciences.
and the modern development of the physical sciences.
www.reviewscout.co.uk /0199266670   (377 words)

 DPGS - recommended reading

Klee, R. Reductionism, antireductionism, and supervenience, chapter 5 in Introduction to the philosophy of science, Cutting nature at its seams, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK Mayr, E. How biology differs from the physical sciences.
Klee, R. Reductionism, antireductionism, and supervenience, chapter 5 in Introduction to the philosophy of science, Cutting nature at its seams, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK Laudan, R. From mineralogy to geology, the foundations of a science, 1650-1830.
International studies in the philosophy of science 11, pp.
www.frw.ruu.nl /fg/philosophy/reading.htm   (666 words)

 2001: A Science Odyssey - Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From monologue to dialogue: progress in science communication in Britian.
Dr Peter Briggs (CEO of British Association for the Advancement of Science).
The future of science communication and the ASC.
www.asc.asn.au /conf/program.html   (184 words)

Ministry of Education and Science (Department of Science and Technology)
Science funds of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Financial input : 25% Ministry of Education and Science, 75% from research and education activities
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 OUP: Literature, Science, Psychoanalysis, 1830-1970: Small
Evelyn Fox Keller, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science in the Program in Science, Technology and Society at MIT, began her professional life as a theoretical physicist.
Her first book was Mesmerized: Powers of Mind in Victorian Britain (1998), and she has published essays on various topics in the history of the human sciences, and on Victorian science and medicine.
She is currently working on a history of sciences of memory and truth technologies in the twentieth century.
www.oup.co.uk /isbn/0-19-926667-0   (1417 words)

 Radiotelemetric measurement of body temperature in feedlot steers during winter -- Lefcourt and Adams 76 (7): 1830 -- ...
Articles by Lefcourt, A. Articles by Adams, W. Journal of Animal Science, Vol 76, Issue 7 1830-1837, Copyright © 1998 by American Society of Animal Science
Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Livestock and Poultry Sciences Institute, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA.
Copyright © 1998 by the American Society of Animal Science.
www.animal-science.org /cgi/content/abstract/76/7/1830   (361 words)

Years: 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 - 1830 - 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835
February 3 - The previously autonomous state of Greece gains full independence from the Ottoman Empire as the final result of the Greek War of Independence.
Chronology On The History Of Slavery And Racism 1830 To The End
www.fact-library.com /1830.html   (453 words)

 Fathom :: The Source for Online Learning
The Science Museum (UK) exists to promote public understanding of the history and contemporary practice of science, medicine, technology and industry.
At the vanguard were the cotton masters, whose methods set a precedent for factory production.
In this seminar, Ben Russell of the Science Museum looks at the factors affecting the use of the rotative steam engine in the cotton industry, and considers some of the alternatives that were available.
www.fathom.com /partners/sm   (275 words)

 From Mineralogy to Geology : The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830 (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations) :: From ...
Featured: From Mineralogy to Geology : The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830 (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations) - Rachel Laudan.
From Mineralogy to Geology : The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830 (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations)
Rachel Laudan "From Mineralogy to Geology : The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830 (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations)".
www.sciencefictionclassics.com /352818rachel_laudan.html   (144 words)

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