Relevance of History of Science to my Field.”
OBJECTIVE: End the course with a firm understanding of the relevance of the history of science to your life and work.
CONTENT: Discuss in historic context how some aspect of the history of science is relevant to your field of endeavor. As in your class presentation, you will discuss in some detail one particular achievement, invention, discovery, method, person or group of people or book from the past, and describe how this is essential as a foundation to the activities you will do/are doing in your field, or how they have been recently improved. Include: W/W/W/W/W; any cultural conflicts, laws, controversies, movements, surrounding this topic; the perceived need AT THE TIME for new science of this kind.