Session #1: What's Current?
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the Nature of Science
Understanding how science works is important for our students. Textbooks
seldom treat science as a process, one that is a work in progress and
self-correcting. By helping students to understand the process of science,
we can help them to appreciate what science is all about and how it differs
Link to this short activity that quickly engages students in the process
of science. They develop multiple hypotheses to explain a set of observations
and figure out how to test these hypotheses.