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ERIC Number: ED038295
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 30
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Formulating Hypotheses, 1st Trial Edition.
Hall, Gene E.
At the completion of this instructional module participants should be able to: (1) distinguish between statements that are hypotheses and those that are not; (2) construct a hypothesis, given a set of observations and/or inferences; (3) construct and demonstrate a test of a hypothesis; (4) identify data from a test which supports or does not support a hypothesis; (5) construct a revision of a hypothesis on the basis of data collected from a test of the hypothesis. This module should be preceded by the following five modules in this series: "Observing, The Basis of Science", "Describing Observations", "Comparing Observations", "Reasoning About Observations", and "Meaning of Data". The population for which this instructional program is intended includes preservice and inservice elementary teachers who teach science. Estimated time required for this module includes planning for instruction: three hours; teaching: two hours and forty minutes. The module includes a rationale, references, materials list, and duplicated materials. (BR)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.; Texas Univ., Austin. Science Education Center.
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