How Can the HPS Contribute to Contemporary U.S. Science Teaching

The conference on How Can the History and Philosophy of Science Contribute to Contemporary U.S. Science Teaching, co-hosted by Boston University’s School of Education and the Center for Philosophy and History of Science, will bring historians, scientists, philosophers, and science educators together. The objective of the conference is to define a research agenda to evaluate the value and use of the history and philosophy of science in the classroom.

The talks on Friday, December 7th, are part of the Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science and are free and open to the public (no registration required). For more information on the public conference, please contact the Boston University Center for Philosophy and History of Science (cphs@bu.edu, phone: (617) 353-2604).

Working groups of invitees will meet on December 8th (registration required).

Information for Invitees: Travel and Lodging

Registration page (invitees only).

Conference Schedule for Invitees

 

This conference sponsored by the National Science Foundation‘s Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings under REESE grant 1205273.

National Science Foundation

Center for Philosophy and History of Science

SED

HPS Conference Poster