The lesson provides a scaffolded activity to help students evaluate sources and practice the craft of scientific writing. The lesson allows students to identify contradictory sources by analyzing their features while reflecting on their thinking and drawing insights for future use. Source: American Biology Teacher (2020) (Subscription required).

Level(s): Middle, High
Discipline(s): Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, General Science
# of Periods: 2
Lesson Plan? Yes
Classroom Ready? Yes
Students Actively Practice? Yes

Categories: For Educators, Grades: High, Grades: Middle, Instructional Materials, Science