Teaching the Nature of Science is more important than ever. The events of the past year have emphasized the need for greater understanding of science as a way of knowing and how scientific knowledge is developed. Yet teachers still have concerns about teaching these abstract topics. What is the nature of science? How can it be used to increase student interest and promote scientific literacy? How is it addressed in the NGSS? These are just a few of the questions that you will explore as you learn from student-centered activities designed to encourage critical thinking. Dr. Bell’s session will offer specific strategies and resources that support ALL students in learning about the nature of science and how to make sense of scientific claims they encounter on a daily basis.
In this webinar replay, you will learn: