TITLE

Choose Controversies Wisely

AUTHOR(S)
Berbeco, Minda; McCaffrey, Mark; Meikle, Eric; Branch, Glenn
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Apr/May2014, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the teaching of scientific argumentation in U.S. science classes and offers the opinion that the topic that is selected is important to student understanding. Topics discussed include the difference between scientific controversies and social or religious controversies that deal with science, the teaching of climate change, and the teaching of evolution.
ACCESSION #
95338798

 

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