Learning [can] be well motivated by a context with one unifying central idea capable of capturing the imagination of the students. (A. Stinner, 2006).
… science has become a form of dehumanized and decontextualized history. The only way to interest young students in science is to portray it differently–more realistically from the human and contextual perspective.
Portraying scientists as human beings and giving students the opportunity to become affectively involved in the story of science are worthy goals in themselves. (S. Klassen, 2006).