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Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Science

Help your students grow more confident in analyzing and talking about the issues
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Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Science

A new approach to controversial topics

It’s not that today’s students don’t have opinions. Rather, they’re often unsure of how to express themselves.

One answer is Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Science. This groundbreaking volume helps your students (and you) grow more confident in analyzing and talking about the issues at the forefront of contemporary science and culture. Climate change, alternative medicine, evolution vs. creationism are just a few of the concerns that students read about, hear about, and want to talk about.

The 12 topics for discourse are:

• Nanotechnology
• Genetic Engineering of Food
• Global Climate Change
• Nuclear versus Solar Energy
• Pluto As a Planet
• Mining and Manufacturing on the Moon
• Alternative Medicines
• Zero Waste in Your Community
• Life in the Universe
• Stem-Cell Research
• Evolution and Creationism
• Organic Farming

The book offers three different formats for engaging students with these ideas and explanations for which is best suited to each.

Each topic within the book includes:

• A brief overview
• Investigative questions
• Classroom preparation and instructional steps Assessment criteria
• National Science Education Standards and Benchmarks for Science Literacy
• Web resources for research

Format: Reproducible Teacher's Book, 154 pp

ISBN: 0-8251-6462-1

ISBN13: 978-0-8251-6462-0

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Grades: 9-12

Readability: grades 9-12

Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Science

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