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Thinking like a scientist

This activity will teach ideas about the nature of science. It contains no specific science content knowledge. Students gather information and work towards a closer approximation of a sentence. There is built-in ambiguity and several answers are possible. 

The learner will be able to:  Use reasoning and problem-solving skills.  Reformulate ideas based on newfound knowledge.  Describe aspects of the nature of science  Draw real-world connections to science.

Main Idea

CreatorMonika Mačiulienė
SubjectTechnology, Literacy, Science
Length 60 minutes
Pedagogical ApproachExplorative learning approach
CompetenciesDeveloping source criticism skills, scientific literacy
Grades 8-12
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