eBook Arguing From Evidence in Middle School Science: 24 Activities for Productive Talk and Deeper Learning, 1st Edition

  • Jonathan Osborne
  • Brian M. Donovan
  • J. Bryan Henderson
  • Anna C. MacPherson
  • Andrew Wild
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  • ISBN-10: 1506375642
  • ISBN-13: 9781506375649
  • DDC: 507.1
  • 280 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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If you’ve ever struggled to help students make scientific arguments from evidence, this practical, easy-to-use activity book is for you! Give your students the critical scientific practice today's science standards require. You’ll discover strategies and activities to effectively engage students in arguments about competing data sets, opposing scientific ideas, applying evidence to support specific claims, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Understanding and Teaching for Argumentation.
1: What Is Argumentation and Why Does It Matter in the Teaching of Science?.
2: How Can I Support Scientific Argumentation in My Classroom?.
3: How Can I Make Argumentation in the Classroom Productive and Support Deeper Learning?.
Classroom Activities for Scientific Argumentation.
4: Earth and Space Sciences.
5: Life Sciences.
6: Physical Sciences.
References and Further Resources.
About the Authors.