This The Big Bang Theory: An Evidence-Based Argument lesson plan also includes:
- Big Bang Theory Research Graphic Organizer
- Key - Research Graphic Organizer
- Persuasion Map
- Persuasion Map Student Interactive
- "Origins of the Universe: An Expanding World"
- "What is the Evidence for the Big Bang?"
- “Hubble’s Law”
- “Cosmic Microwave Background: Big Bang Relic Explained”
- “Tests of Big Bang: The Light Elements”
- Evidence-Based Argument Checklist
- Persuasion Rubric
- Theory vs. Scientific Theory
- The Beginning of Everything
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What evidence supports the big bang theory? Individuals analyze scholarly resources about the the theory and develop arguments backed by evidence. They brainstorm, share ideas, watch a video, and read articles to complete a graphic organizer. Then, they write an argumentative, five-paragraph essay revising their work using a provided checklist and a peer review.
- Have scholars participate in authentic research
- Practice persuasive writing skills in a science course
- Expects pupils have experience in argumentative writing
- Topic might be sensitive for some learners
- Comprehensive guide with pacing, student handouts, and rubrics
- Introduces the big bang theory with a variety of sources