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The Opportunity of the Physics Teacher

Millikan, Robert A. (1941) The Opportunity of the Physics Teacher. American Journal of Physics, 9 (2). pp. 81-84. ISSN 0002-9505. doi:10.1119/1.1991653.

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It will generally be agreed that physics is the most fundamental of the sciences, that some knowledge of it underlies them all and is therefore their indispensable prerequisite. For this reason alone the job of the teacher of physics takes on unusual significance. But from my point of view it is much more vital in the present stage of development of the United States than most physics teachers themselves realize. The main purpose of this paper is to point out why.

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Additional Information:© 1941 American Association of Physics Teachers.
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Official Citation:The Opportunity of the Physics Teacher Millikan, Robert A., American Journal of Physics, 9, 81-84 (1941), DOI:
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