Science stories : using case studies to teach critical thinking /

Stories give life and substance to scientific methods and provide an inside look at scientists in action. Case studies deepen scientific understanding, sharpen critical-thinking skills, and help students see how science relates to their lives. In Science Stories, Clyde Freeman Herreid, Nancy Schille...

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Main Authors: Herreid, Clyde Freeman (Author), Schiller, Nancy A., 1957- (Author), Herreid, Ky F., 1965- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Arlington, Virginia. : NSTA Press, ©2012.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Section 1. The nature of science
  • section 2. Historical cases
  • section 3. Experimental design
  • section 4. The scientific method meets unusual claims
  • section 5. Science and society
  • section 6. Science and the media
  • section 7. Ethics and the scientific process.