High School Science(7 Units, 66 Lessons)
Big Idea: Students understand the origin and rationale of using scientific terminology and equip themselves to understand the terms they will encounter throughout the course.
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Big Idea: Science is a work in progress... our theories are the best explanation based on available evidence, but are able to be changed in light of new evidence.
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Big Idea: Both quantitive and qualitative observations provide useful data to scientists.
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Big Idea: Experiences in the field can highlight the shortcomings of an experimental design. Also: Science is fun!
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Big Idea: Scientific isn't a "Correct Hypothesis Contest". Scientific conclusions are determined by careful review of evidence, not by "cherry picking" the evidence that supports a predetermined conclusion.
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Big Idea: Scientific experiments (and the conclusions drawn from them) need to be evaluated by a group of peers.
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