The Teaching Career Column: Teaching History in the Science Classroom

Author:  David Meshoulam

Teaching science to young adults is a challenging experience. Students generally enter class feeling one of two emotions: “Science is important, I love it, let’s go!” or “Science is irrelevant, I hate it, let’s go home!” The job of the science teacher is to teach science so that all students may appreciate its beauty, complexity, relevance, and intellectual import.