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Teaching Science: Scientific Literacy and Inquiry

Research Applies to: Science A-Z

Summary

Science A-Z is the specialized product to support science teaching from Learning A-Z. Science A-Z rests on a dual base of scientific literacy and inquiry. Scientific literacy requires exposing students to materials that promote learning fundamental scientific concepts and practices. An inquiry-based approach to science instruction emphasizes problem-based learning, in which students generate and revise theories and draw conclusions based on evidence.

Highlights

This white paper includes definitions of the following terms, together with descriptions of how Science A-Z addresses these instructional needs:

  • Scientific literacy
  • Scientific inquiry
  • Science and engineering practices
  • Cross-cutting concepts that span multiple scientific disciplines
  • Domain-specific concepts

Citation

Learning A-Z (2019). Teaching science: Scientific literacy and inquiry. Tucson, AZ: Author.

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