Are you interested in using argument-driven inquiry for
middle years lab instruction but just aren’t sure how to do it? Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science
will provide you with both the information and instructional materials you need
to start using this method right away. The book is a one-stop source of
expertise, advice and investigations to help life science students work the way
The book is divided into two basic parts:
Because the authors are veteran teachers, they designed Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science
to be easy to use and aligned with today’s standards. The investigations will
help your students learn the core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and science and
engineering practices found in the Next Generation Science Standards.
Many of today’s teachers – like you – want to find new ways
to engage students in scientific practices and help students learn more from
lab activities. Argument-Driven Inquiry
in Life Science does all this even as it gives students the chance to
practise reading, writing, speaking and using maths in the context of science.