How Many Korean Science High-school Students Find the Same Scientific Problem as Kepler Found in Optics and Physiology?

얼마나 많은 과학고등학교 학생들이 케플러가 광학과 생리학에서 발견한 과학적 문제를 발견하는가?

  • Received : 2011.05.12
  • Accepted : 2011.06.25
  • Published : 2011.06.30


The aims of this study are to investigate how Kepler found a scientific problem for the retinal image theory and to investigate how the science high-school students respond when the same situation is applied to them. And their results was compared with general high-school students' results. Kepler found the scientific problem in the eye vision through the critical analysis of contemporary theories of vision, based on his relevant knowledge of optics. When we applied the same situation to the Korean science high school and general high-school students, only a few of science high-school students found the scientific problem as same as Kepler's finding. From the results, it is suggested that in development of creativity teaching material, the situations like Kepler's problem finding need to be included in the programs.


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