The Science of Common Things: A Familiar Explanation of the First Principles of Physical Science; For Schools, Families, and Young Students (Classic Reprint)

The Science of Common Things: A Familiar Explanation of the First Principles of Physical Science; For Schools, Families, and Young Students (Classic Reprint)

by David A. Wells
     
 

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The design of the present volume is to furnish for the use of schools and young persons, an elementary text-book on the first principles of science. For this purpose, the system of question and answer, which for

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Excerpt from The Science of Common Things: A Familiar Explanation of the First Principles of Physical Science; For Schools, Families, and Young Students

The design of the present volume is to furnish for the use of schools and young persons, an elementary text-book on the first principles of science. For this purpose, the system of question and answer, which for certain classes of pupils and for familiar instruction has proved eminently popular, has been followed. The advantages of this system are: - first, that it affords a most simple and easy method of communicating useful and practical information: - second, the question excites a feeling of curiosity in the mind of the young student, which serves to fix the subject-matter more strongly in the memory: - and thirdly, the form of question and answer imparts truth to the mind, in a logical sequence of cause and effect, and by showing how consequents in sciences are deduced from antecedents, unconsciously trains and familiarizes the pupil to think and reason according to the true spirit of inductive philosophy.

It is believed that the questions in the present volume are simple, practical, and expressed in the plainest language that the subject allows. Engravings have also been used to illustrate more clearly the most important topics treated of.

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ISBN-13:
9781330568040
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/02/2015
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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