This Knowledge Set is designed to help students explore scientific texts, how to read them and their importance.
Target Grades & Subject(s): Grades 9-12; Science
- Students will determine the central components of scientific texts to evaluate the effectiveness of different reading strategies when it comes to science. (CCSS RI.2)
Before Teaching this Series
- Introduce this set by discussing how the general public interacts with and views science. Have students watch this video, which shows the impact that scientific misinformation can have on the public. After the video, ask students to share their reactions to the video and the potential effects something like this could have.
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