Judith Scotchmoor

Museum of Paleontology

University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Activity (1)

Introducing a new representation of the process of science part of Process of Science:Examples
This set of warm-up activities uses the example of investigating the dinosaur extinction to introduce fundamental concepts regarding the nature and process of science–especially, debunking the myth of THE Scientific Method.

Course (1)

Understanding Science 101 part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Courses
Understanding Science is a freely accessible web-based resurce that provides a new approach for teaching the nature and process of science.

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Integrating the Process of Science into Our Teaching part of Cutting Edge:Paleontology:Activities
In large part, the current confusions about evolution, global warming, and other aspects of science are symptomatic of a general misunderstanding of what science is and what it is not. Educational research ...