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Science stories using case studies to teach critical thinking

Clyde Freeman. Herreid Nancy A. Schiller 1957-; Ky F. Herreid 1965-

c2012

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  • Title:
    Science stories using case studies to teach critical thinking
  • Author: Clyde Freeman. Herreid
  • Nancy A. Schiller 1957-; Ky F. Herreid 1965-
  • Description: 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.
    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 Schiller, and Ky Herreid have organized case studies into categories such as historical cases, science and the media, and ethics and the scientific process.
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: Arlingto, Va. : National Science Teachers Association
  • Format: 1 online resource (410 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-936959-91-7
  • Subjects: Science -- Study and teaching -- Case studies; Critical thinking -- Study and teaching; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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