STEM, ED697, Socio-Scientific Issues in the Science Classrooms

Socio-scientific Issues are utilized in science education in order to promote scientific literacy, which emphasizes the ability to apply scientific and moral reasoning to real-world situations.  Research studies have shown SSI to be effective at increasing students’ understanding of science in various contexts.

Below, you will find a link to my Google Document that I created, incorporating SSI and debate/research into a current lesson in the fourth grade curriculum.  Enjoy!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rqMLpEJvqXS6Ww_5JxKaT9XaFr1NKOalZx5_srEb4P8/edit?usp=sharing

 

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