To Hypothesize or Not to Hypothesize, by Jerry Pine

This short article can be used with CTS Section II to alert teachers to instructional implications of implying there is a linear "scientific method" as well as considering when it is appropriate for students to develop a hypothesis versus a prediction. (Note: Scroll down to the end of the chapter to find Pine's article.)


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NSF Foundations Series- Volume 2- Inquiry- Thoughts, Views, and Strategies for the K-5 Classroom. Chaper 7 p 61: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2000/nsf99148/ch_7.htm


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