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Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

Strategies Aligned With Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards

By: Maria C. Grant, Douglas Fisher, Diane Lapp

Using these instructional methods, teachers of all disciplines will gain the tools needed to offer students a richer, lasting understanding of science.

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Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

It is essential that students learn to examine, review, and evaluate knowledge and ideas through a process of scientific investigation and argumentation. Using these instructional methods and lesson scenarios, teachers of all disciplines will gain the tools needed to offer students a richer, lasting understanding of science, its concepts, and its place in their lives and the global community.

  • Motivate students to become engaged, curious participants in science.
  • Understand and align science instruction with the Common Core State Standards for English language arts/literacy and the Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Equip students with the tools to read, analyze, evaluate, and respond to scientific issues.
  • Prepare students to engage in argumentation, develop claims based on evidence founded in research, and participate in debate and discussion of scientific ideas.

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Product Code: BKF555

ISBN: 9781936765386

Page Count: 232

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