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ERIC Number: EJ862799
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Argument-Driven Inquiry
Sampson, Victor; Grooms, Jonathon; Walker, Joi
Science Teacher, v76 n8 p42-47 Nov 2009
Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) is an instructional model that enables science teachers to transform a traditional laboratory activity into a short integrated instructional unit. To illustrate how the ADI instructional model works, this article describes an ADI lesson developed for a 10th-grade chemistry class. This example lesson was designed to help students understand the nature of chemical reactions and develop the abilities needed to do scientific inquiry. The lesson also gives students an opportunity to improve their writing and verbal communication skills, their understanding of the writing process, and their ability to interpret evidence and reason in a scientific manner. (Contains 3 figures and 1 online resource.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 10; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A