Science 1206

Integrated Skills

Overall Expectations:

GCO 2 (Skills): Students will develop the skills required for scientific and technological inquiry, for solving problems, for communicating scientific ideas and results, for working collaboratively, and for making informed decisions

Specific Expectations:

Initiating and Planning:

  • 1.0 identify questions to investigate that arise from practical problems and issue

Performing and Recording:

  • 12.0 use library and electronic research tools to collect information on a given topic
  • 13.0 select and integrate information from various print and electronic sources or from several parts of the same source

Analyzing and Interpreting

  • 20.0 evaluate the relevance, reliability, and adequacy of data and data collection methods

MediaSmarts Resources

Up, Up and Away? (TM)
Authentication Beyond the Classroom
Bias
Bias in News Sources
Digital Skills for Democracy: Assessing online information to make civic choices
Fact Versus Opinion
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
Reality Check: Authentication 101
Reality Check: Getting the Goods on Science and Health
What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy