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Unit Plan: Critical Thinking & Evaluating Information (10-12)

Unit Plan: Critical Thinking & Evaluating Information (10-12)

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  • Student worksheets and answer guides for individual lessons 

  • Inquiry activities (support materials are provided as needed) 

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Critical Thinking & Evaluating Information (10-12) lessons and links to resources are listed below.

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  • Lesson 5 Thinking Critically About Information: Beware of Bias (approx. 20 mins)


  • Lesson 6 How To Test Ideas By Creating Experiments: The Scientific Method (approx. 20 mins)


  • Lesson 7 Thinking Critically About Experiments: Try to Prove Yourself Wrong (approx 20 minutes)




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Last modified: 
May 7, 2024