Archive: Thinking Like a Scientist: Teaching and Learning with Current Science Issues, January 12, 2010

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This Web Seminar, developed in collaboration with the National Science Digital Library and American Institute of Biological Sciences, took place on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. Oksana Holden, Editor in Chief for Actionbioscience of the American Institute of Biological Sciences provided an introduction into the use of current issues in teaching by highlighting materials from Actionbioscience.org, including articles, teaching activities, related materials and content correlations to the national science standards. For more information about this web seminar, its presenter(s), read what participants said about it, and to see and download its PowerPoint slides go here.

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  • on Tue May 31, 2011 2:35 PM

“An issue is a topic with no clearly-defined single outcome or answer, something about which reasonable people might be expected to disagree.” “Investigations should derive from questions and issues that have meaning for students. This excellent web seminar developed by the National Science Digital Library and American Institute of Biological Sciences, . Oksana Hlodan took participants through ways to incoroporate current issues in teaching by highlighting materials from Actionbioscience.org,. Discussed were ways to incorporate inquiry and investigation issues, how misconceptions about science issues can come into play and ways to ensure that students develop media literacy skills when searching for information.

Arlene Jurewicz Leighton
Arlene Jurewicz Leighton


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