Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education

A set of lessons help aspiring scientists practice the critical thinking skills required for facing controversial issues such as evolution. As a group, they discuss what controversy consists of. They compare and constrast the concepts of dialogue and debate. Finally, they participate in a moot court of the Scopes Trial. These activities can be incorporated into you science curriculum or a social studies exploration.

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Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
Science
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Lesson Plans
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2 days
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