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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 727427–431 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.7.7
Published: 01 September 2010
...Victor Sampson; Francesca Gerbino We describe two instructional techniques that science teachers can use to promote and support scientific argumentation inside the classroom. These techniques are designed to give students an opportunity to establish or validate a claim on the basis of reasons or to...
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Progression of skills in <b>scientific</b> <b>argumentation</b>. This progression, along ...
Published: 01 April 2015
Figure 2. Progression of skills in scientific argumentation. This progression, along with included common misconceptions, inspired the scaffolding developed in this lesson series. Figure 2. Progression of skills in scientific argumentation. This progression, along with included common Figure 2. Progression of skills in scientific argumentation. This progression, along with included common misconceptions, inspired the scaffolding developed in this lesson series. Figure 2. Progression of skills in scientific argumentation. This progression, along with included common More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809669–674 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.669
Published: 01 November 2018
...Heesoo Ha; Heui-Baik Kim As an attempt to contribute to implementing scientific argumentation in classrooms, this study aimed to design an argumentation activity in which students were supported in engaging in the epistemic practices of scientific community. We reinterpreted prediction-observation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774274–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.7
Published: 01 April 2015
...Figure 2. Progression of skills in scientific argumentation. This progression, along with included common misconceptions, inspired the scaffolding developed in this lesson series. Figure 2. Progression of skills in scientific argumentation. This progression, along with included common...
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The missing link <b>argument</b> is inconsistent with <b>scientific</b> thinking because ...
Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 1. The missing link argument is inconsistent with scientific thinking because it is nonfalsifiable. If fossil B is discovered with transitional traits between A and D, two new missing links result (A → B and B → D). If fossil C is discovered to fill the transition between B and D, it again Figure 1. The missing link argument is inconsistent with scientific thinking because it is nonfalsifiable. If fossil B is discovered with transitional traits between A and D, two new missing links result (A → B and B → D). If fossil C is discovered to fill the transition between B and D, it again More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816387–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.387
Published: 01 August 2019
... school and college. Students will be familiar with symptoms of a disease and the complexity of diagnosis. Students will be acquainted with the scientific method, research strategy, and peer-reviewed journals. Students will formulate arguments concerning a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764231–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.3
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ying-Chih Chen; Joshua Steenhoek Argumentation is now seen as a core practice for helping students engage with the construction and critique of scientific ideas and for making students scientifically literate. This article demonstrates a negotiation model to show how argumentation can be a vehicle...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
... claims of the racial superiority of whites over blacks and to provide a “scientific” rationale for laws prohibiting interracial marriages. In 1917 the prominent eugenicist Charles B. Davenport warned of the danger of “disharmonious combinations” of physical and behavioral traits in the second generation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783248–253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.248
Published: 01 March 2016
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Popular science book trade book book report essay outline critical thinking scientific arguments scientific discourse thesis experiments References Alvarez, W. ( 1997...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783226–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.226
Published: 01 March 2016
...Mary Carla Curran; Amber Siler; Michele B. Sherman The process of exploration and the methods that scientists use to conduct research are fundamental to science education. In this activity, authentic scientific practices are used to develop hypotheses to explain the natural world. Students observe...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777507–513 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.5
Published: 01 September 2015
...: looking at ID papers as a body of work, to see whether they contain one of the basic elements of scientific research articles – data . Data is something that science cannot do without. By contrast, argumentation in scientific papers, though present, is a fairly minor element. Different schools of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793241–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.241
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and common ancestry; crosscutting concepts regarding identification and interpretation of patterns; and scientific practices of constructing explanations and engaging in arguments from evidence that can guide individualized implementation and assessment of the activity by different instructors...
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A framework that can be used to illustrate the components of a <b>scientific</b> a...
Published: 01 September 2010
Figure 1. A framework that can be used to illustrate the components of a scientific argument, and some criteria that can and should be used to evaluate the merits of a scientific argument. Figure 1. A framework that can be used to illustrate the components of a scientific argument, and some Figure 1. A framework that can be used to illustrate the components of a scientific argument, and some criteria that can and should be used to evaluate the merits of a scientific argument. Figure 1. A framework that can be used to illustrate the components of a scientific argument, and some More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759692–697 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.11
Published: 01 November 2013
... chromosomal disorders in hypothetical patients, as well as formulate a scientifically based argument distinguishing biological sex from gender. This activity reinforces biology concepts such as DNA structure and function, meiosis, and the inheritance of traits. In their arguments, students integrate prior...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824234–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.234
Published: 01 April 2020
... foundation for the development of active and responsible citizenship. In the case of science education, this has also been referred to as “science for citizenship” ( Kolstø, 2001 ). Future-oriented biology education needs to focus on socio-scientific issues to prepare students for active participation in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.150
Published: 01 March 2020
... endeavors is to provide students with specific scaffolds the instructors design to structure students' performance on a task or engagement in a behavior. With the focus on both scientific concepts and practices, instructors may also need support to be able to develop scaffolds that align with suggested best...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... America , 92 , 406 – 411 . Grooms, J. , Enderle, P. & Sampson, V. ( 2015 ). Coordinating scientific argumentation and the Next Generation Science Standards through argument driven inquiry . Science Educator , 24 , 45 – 50 . Hoekstra, H.E. , Drumm, K.E. & Nachman, W.M. ( 2004...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... yet, after having read and processed all of the arguments in the book, I still must fall back on the worldview that I had at the beginning of the semester. At the end of the day, I would far rather be a mediocre scientist who holds some antiquated scientific beliefs than be a cutting-edge scientist...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.72
Published: 01 February 2020
... challenged by young-Earth creationist arguments that are based on radiocarbon in dinosaur fossils. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.43
Published: 01 January 2020
... results within the scope of their investigations by referring back to the background research literature they collected at the beginning of the study. In their project conclusion, they presented “a written argument supported by empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support or refute an...