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Scientific Ways of Knowing

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      Here are some websites that will help you in Scientific Ways of Knowing.

      Instructional Resources for Scientific Ways of Knowing

      4000 Years of Women in Science*
      http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS
      Students can find biographies and book lists for women who have made significant contributions to the sciences throughout history (Scientific Ways of Knowing, Benchmarks A, D).

      Beyond Discovery*
      http://www.beyonddiscovery.org/
      Students can experience how technological and medical advances come about, beginning with the basic processes of scientific investigation (Scientific Ways of Knowing, Benchmarks A, B).

      The Boiling Point Project*
      http://www.ciese.org/curriculum/boilproj/
      This site describes a semi-annual international project that seeks to answer the question: What makes a pot of water boil? Participants collect and analyze data to demonstrate that scientific knowledge is based on evidence (Scientific Ways of Knowing, Benchmarks A, B).

      Evidence Base for Science: Scientific Ways of Knowing
      http://ims.ode.state.oh.us/ode/ims/rrt/research/Topic_Science.asp
      The Ohio Department of Education provides this research-based article which describes how students develop scientific ways of knowing, how teachers help students understand science as a ways of knowing and implications for instruction of scientific ways of knowing.



      *This link contains resources or information that may be useful. These resources were not written to align specifically to Ohio's Academic Content Standards. The inclusion of a specific resource is not an endorsement of that particular resource, or any of its contents, by the Ohio Department of Education. Teachers are advised to preview all sites before using them with students.

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