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Posts in the category “darwin inspired”
The Nature and History of Science
14/05/2012 at 19:50
The foundation of Darwin Inspired Learning is the idea that Darwin’s life and work can be used as an instructional tool and a source of inspiration. The literature looking at how science is experienced by students in school describes a general experience that is at odds with this approach. There is a focus in the formal science education system on the acquisition of factual knowledge, leaving little room for any exploration of the nature of sc ...
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Welcome from our Director
08/03/2012 at 22:20
Welcome to our new website which I hope succeeds in sharing our enthusiasm for Darwin Inspired. Our major project, now 10 years in development, is Darwin Inspired Learning. The website tells you what it is and who we are. If not, I am sure you will let us know. I read Darwin’s autobiography at aged 14, somehow aware that his life and how he developed his big ideas about nature were as important as his published work. So ending up using Da ...
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