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Friday, March 1 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Engaging with Socio-Scientific Issues Through the Media

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The ability to read and evaluate texts on socio-scientific issues is a key component of scientific literacy, particularly in the era of fake news. This ability is also part of the Next Generation Science Standards' science practice of obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information. This session for secondary science teachers will provide teachers with resources and a lesson structure to support students in reading and responding to texts written for a public audience on socio-scientific issues.

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Kirsten D. Edwards

Research Assistant, Michigan State University
I am a Ph.D. student at Michigan State University. Prior to coming to MSU, I was a middle school science and math teacher and did curriculum review and development work for elementary and middle school. My research interests are at the intersection of science and literacy. Specifically... Read More →
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Carly Seeterlin

Research Assistant, Michigan State University
Teaching Intern at Michigan State University studying Integrated Science Education interests include curriculum development and disciplinary literacy.

Friday March 1, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm EST
Ruby Room