The history of industrial research laboratories as a resource for teaching about science-technology relationships

M.J. Vries, de

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Abstract

The history of industrial research laboratories offers a good opportunity for studying the complex relationships between science and technology. A good insight of these relationships is relevant for shaping a good concept of science and technology in science education and technology education. In the article, three different interaction patterns are derived from the history of industrial research laboratories (in particular the Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium), namely (1) science as an enabler for technology, (2) science as a forerunner of technology and (3) science as a knowledge resource for technology. In science education and technology education these insights can be used for historical projects and for a use in design-and-make projects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-28
JournalResearch in Science Education
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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