Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

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

Critical Thinking

Critical thinkers draw conclusions only after they have defined their terms, distinguished fact from opinion,  asked relevant questions,  made detailed observations,  and uncovered assumptions.  Critical thinkers make assertions based on solid evidence and sound logic. Critical thinkers:

Rely on evidence

Rely on logic

Elements of Critical Thinking