Day 134: Science Writing Heuristic

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I’m home today, so I thought I would share a different implementation of the “Claim-Evidence-Reasoning” format for science writing. It’s called the Science Writing Heuristic and the basic format is outlined in the picture. A quick Google search will give you lots of links and research about SWH.

I also HIGHLY recommend reading Jason Buell’s recent blog post about C-E-R:
http://alwaysformative.blogspot.com/2012/04/claim-evidence-reasoning.html

(Today’s picture comes from the book Negotiating Science: The Critical Role of Argument in Student Inquiry by Hand, et. al. I own the book, but sadly haven’t read it yet.)

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About Frank Noschese

HS Physics Teacher constantly questioning my teaching.

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