Unit Two: Helping Students Interpret and use data-intensive documents

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Learning Objectives

  1. Learners will be able to identify types of data intensive media
  2. Learners will identify strategies for teaching interpretation of data intensive media
  3. Explain the benefit of data using intensive media in the classroom

Do Now

Think about your experience as a science teacher, or your future as a science teacher, and list the types of scientific documents you need students to understand. List the documents and provide a brief summary for how you go about helping students interpret them. Use the following discussion space to post your initial ideas: Talk: Discussion Unit 2

After you have done this, watch the embedded video in the following link and see what strategies you use that were mentioned in the video.

http://www.mtscienceducation.org/toolkit-home/scientific-engineering-practices/analyzing-interpreting-data/

Mini-Lecture

Read the following article about teaching interpretation skills for science documents:

https://www.edutopia.org/article/supporting-literacy-science-classroom

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Summary/Conclusion

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