Category Archives: Teaching HPS

Continental Drift & Plate Tectonics

Slides from my History of Science course …

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The Age of the Earth

Slides from my History of Science course.

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HSS Annual Meeting (Nov 4 – 7)

The History of Science Society annual meeting is rapidly approaching and is to be held in Montreal on November 4th through 8th. As always, there are lots of interesting sessions, but as a member of the Committee on Education, I’d … Continue reading

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Lavoisier and the Chemical Revolution

Slides from my history of science course.

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How I got to know Joseph Moxon

Darin at PACHS has recently been posting an excellent series of articles on how to motivate students into taking the right approach to research in the history of science with the most recent posts being on the subject of how … Continue reading

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Eugenics

Lecture #11 from my course History of Science II. Next week is the mid-term examination and a lecture from my TA on the history of ecology. Slides from me will resume the following week (when we return to the physical sciences).

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Darwin

Lectures #9 and 10 from my course History of Science II. We have now caught up with the course. New material will appear on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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