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British School Chemistry Laboratories, 1830–1920 (2017)


The essay examines the British secondary school as a chemical site in the nineteenth century up until the 1920s. It sketches how chemistry became part of the secondary school curriculum in the mid-nineteenth century, discusses how school laboratories were designed, and examines to what extent school laboratories provided opportunities for original research by schoolmasters.

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Authors & Contributors
Rayner-Canham, Geoffrey W.
Rayner-Canham, Marelene F.
Cuenca-Lorente, Mar
Simon, Josep
Ingram, Neil R.
Rudolph, John L.
Science and Education
History of Education
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
History of Education Quarterly
University of Chicago Press
Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft
Springer Nature
Science education and teaching
Primary and secondary education
Science and society
Women in science
Gentile, Giovanni
Carvalho, Rómulo de
Thorne, Isabel Jane
Pechey, Mary Edith
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
18th century
17th century
Great Britain
United States
Universität Leipzig
London School of Medicine for Women (LSMW)

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