Math & Science

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The technology revolution today asks us to help students think critically about a whole host of scientific innovations with the potentially unintended health, moral and environmental consequences. This course will help middle- and high-school students develop the critical thinking skills necessary to guide their future in making sound decisions on controversial topics such as stem cell research, genetically modified food, DNA testing, gene therapy, and other emergent issues in science. Teachers will better understand the interrelationship of society and science both historically and in contemporary contexts. This course is applicable to science teachers grades 6-12, and the science content is accessible to teachers of all disciplines, not just science. Texts costs total about $10.


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* The Aspiring Thinker’s Guide to Critical Thinking, is approximately $6 from * Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences, Second Edition, has a FREE download from National Academies’ website * Science and Technology in World History, an Introduction, First Edition, c 1999, (James E. McClellan III and Harold Dorn, is approximately $50 from

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