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Scientific Inquiry: Learning to ask the "right" question


Scientific Inquiry: Learning to ask the "right" question

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This activity set provides students with the opportunity to discuss the processes that underlie scientific inquiry and gain experience asking and developing their own questions. This activity also provides an opportunity for students to improve their critical evaluation skills by assessing the quality of statements that the podcast speakers states by asking questions regarding the validity of the speaker's conclusions and assumptions. There are three components to the activity: 1) An... More
Material Type: Development Tool
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
Submitter: Jamie Foster
Keywords: scientific inquiry, creative inquiry, asking questions in science


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: a relatively fast internet connection is required
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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