Starting an Argument in Science

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Strategies to get discussion going

About. Ways to prompt constructive argument in lessons.

Pedagogical content. This resource provides a table of useful activities and effective prompts to stimulate reasoning(ta) argumentation(ta) and discussion(ta) in science teaching. (edit)

Resource details
Title Starting an Argument in Science
Topic Argumentation
Teaching approach
Learning Objectives
  • explore a variety of ways to develop discussion in science lessons
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.doc - four pages taken from a larger archived DfES document. See disclaimer below.

Age of students / grade

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