History Weblecture for Unit 25
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We've looked at methods of identifying scientific information and organizing it as part of the divisio scientiarum. We've discussed how changes in artistic conventions and perspective developed into new ways to document scientific observations and present information for education and reference. Now we turn to the development of an instrument that would prove useful for biology in particular by extending the range of possible observations to the very, very small.
[6 pages total, with graphics.]. Please read all six chapters carefully, and make notes of anything you do not understand. Because of the length of this weblecture, no other reading is required for this history portion of this unit.
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