A importância do tempo geológico: desdobramentos culturais, educacionais e econômicos

  • Cinzia Cervato Universidade Estadual de Iowa
  • Robert Frodeman Universidade do Norte do Texas
Palavras-chave: Ciências da terra. Filosofia da geologia. Tempo geológico

Resumo

A descoberta do tempo geológico revolucionou o pensamento científico e conduziu ao desenvolvimento das modernas Ciências da Terra. Apesar disso, pouca atenção é dada para as consequências culturais e sociais de longo alcance do tempo geológico, que vão bem além de sua influência sobre as Geociências. Este ensaio resume a literatura que descreve a dificuldade que os estudantes encontram para compreender o tempo profundo, fornece uma visão geral do desenvolvimento histórico e a relevância cultural do tempo profundo, e sugere maneiras de aumentar a compreensão dos alunos sobre o significado do tempo geológico.

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Biografia do Autor

Cinzia Cervato, Universidade Estadual de Iowa
Universidade Estadual de Iowa, Departamento de Ciências Geológicas e Atmosféricas.
Robert Frodeman, Universidade do Norte do Texas
Universidade do Norte do Texas, Departamento de Filosofia e Estudos da Religião.

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2015-06-25
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Cervato, C., & Frodeman, R. (2015). A importância do tempo geológico: desdobramentos culturais, educacionais e econômicos. Terrae Didatica, 10(1), 67-79. https://doi.org/10.20396/td.v10i1.8637389
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