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ERIC Number: EJ775752
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 21
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 25
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0263-5143
A Framework for Practical Work in Science and Scientific Literacy through Argumentation
Gott, R.; Duggan, S.
Research in Science & Technological Education, v25 n3 p271-291 Nov 2007
This paper draws on earlier work on ideas that underpin the collection and use of evidence in science in schools. It establishes that different types of practical work share the same procedural underpinnings. It then takes the work of Toulmin on argumentation to suggest that the idea of the "public claim" can be used to forge a link between scientific experimentation in schools and emerging ideas of scientific literacy. It concludes with a discussion of possible implications. (Contains 4 tables, 7 figures, and 6 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom