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Dr. M. Foster on the Teaching of Physiology in Schools1

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    THE teaching of science in schools has, it seems to me, two uses. The first is what I may call the “awakening” use. Many minds who feel no interest in the ordinary subjects of school learning, to whom the ordinary lessons appear as so much dull mechanical work, are at once stirred to intellectual activity when the teaching of this or of that science is presented to them. The second use is the more distinctly “educational,” training use.

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