Research Questions


Students’ Approach

Does studying Nature of science in a student-centered classroom change students’ conception of Science?


She had changed her attitude about the NOS and explained that science changes in the manner of a paradigm shift as described by Kuhn.


At the end of second semester Her response as to how theories come about followed that of Popper.


He thought that the process of changing theories is really slow moving and eventually a new paradigm slowly replaces the old one. Theories change in the manner described by Kuhn.


This student’s views of science didn’t change but she was able to give a much clearer exposition of her Baconian views.


He explained the Kuhnian point of view that when new theories come about, there will be a resistance from the scientific community as happened in the time of Galileo.