The paper describes the author's experience in using the history of science in teaching physics to science teachers. It was found that history becomes more useful to teachers when explicitly combined with 'investigative' experimentation, which, in turn. can benefit from various uses of the history of science.
Keywords teaching science  history of science  scientific investigations
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DOI 10.1007/BF00414317
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