Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry and Argumentation (Second Edition)

Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry and Argumentation (Second Edition)

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Proven ways to teach next generation science!

The numbers are in and the pressure is on. The U.S's lead in science is very much at risk. If we're to help ensure our students achieve scientific literacy, we need to take a critical look at what's working and what isn't. One thing we know for certain: inquiry and argumentation are key, and the single-best resource on the subject is Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry and Argumentation.

Devoted to Grades 9–12, this new edition of Douglas Llewellyn's ground-breaking text aligns the four key elements of effective science education: scientific literacy, inquiry, argumentation, and the nature of science. Fully revised, the second edition features 

  • Content that addresses the new direction of science standards 
  • Exceptional coverage of scientific argumentation
  • Enhanced chapters on assessment and classroom management
  • Questioning techniques that promote the most learning
  • Activities that emphasize making claims and citing evidence
  • New examples of inquiry investigations
  • New approaches to traditional labs
  • Case studies and vignettes that model exemplary science instruction

With its standards-based content, there's no better resource to help you elevate your teaching to meet the call for instructional reform.

Additional Information

Author Douglas Llewellyn
Publisher Corwin Press
Publication Date 2013
Edition Second
Pages 280
ISBN13 9781452244457