Science Teaching Series

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I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science

Chapter 5 - Employing Scientific Methods Discrepant Events – Establishing a “Need to Know”

(5.2) Developing Scientifically Oriented Questions

(5.3) Observation vs. Inference

(5.4) Brainstorming and Hypothesizing

(5.5) Experimental Design

(5.6) Independent Variables

(5.7) Writing Clear Procedures

(5.8) Using History to Teach Scientific Methods

(5.9) Indirect Evidence – “Black Box” Experiments

(5.10) Evaluating Hypotheses

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