Hello, everyone! I have some education problems about how to teach(or share?) child the origin of science. By the way, I'm Taiwanese so my English talking ability may not be good... I've studied so many physics educational theses, history of physics and philosophy..and realize the importance of history of science. Recently, in next week, I'll teach a 13 year-old girl science. It's her first time to learn science seriously so that I want to make it as perfect as possible. I discuss some ideas with myself as the following: Q:What's important to me if I want to learn something seriously? A:Tell me the reason why I "should" learn and persuade me. Q:What kind of things do I should learn? A:Something benefits my life. Afterwards, I found I need to let her know HOW science is closely related to life, HOW human beings created "science". I want to show her the differences between science, myth and religion. In addition, I think the information on the textbook is not good. Most of the science textbooks treat history of science just as "stories". It's not a good way to use history of science to teach students the way to discover nature, ask good question, reasoning from known facts. Instead, it makes science far away from our life experience, just like myths. So, I want to teach her how ancient people thought about sky, stone, and all natural phenomenon. Try to use these history facts make her know what myth is, what kind of attitude the ancient people take towards the nature. Next, I'll introduce her the leap of Thales. What's the significance of Thales's thought about nature? What is reasoning? How does Thales's thoughts affect the human beings? And finally, what exactly is science? HOW do we benefit from science? I plan to teach her the contemporary science knowledge until all of the above ideas are practiced and completed. However.... I'm not confident. I can't find someone else who does something like this on the web. I'm not sure if I can do it well. And I don't know how to imagine what kind of problems I'll meet on the class. I need someone who have this kind of experience to share some ideas and thoughts with me. Please give me some suggestions.... Please help me! Thank you very much!!!!!..