Written for the undergraduate, majors and non-majors alike taking a foundational course in science, Science & Society: Thought and Education for the 21st Century helps students become better consumers of science by showing them how to think like a scientist. Scientific principles are infused with case studies, stories, paradoxes, poetry, medical dilemmas, and misconceptions, all through a lens of skepticism. Throughout the book, provocative science examples are provided that guide students to consider facts more critically. The author exposes readers to research methods, science philosophy, critical thinking strategies, mathematics, and history, and urges them to question data and think scientifically. End-of-chapter questions link to interesting content stimulates debate and discussion in the classroom and this engaging, interdisciplinary approach to learning science leads student to real truths behind many natural phenomena.
*End-of-chapter review questions creatively stimulate discussion and span all levels of Bloom's taxonomy.
*The text makes science accessible to a broad range of readers and covers all of the key areas needed for a full understanding of science.
*Questions stimulate debate and discussion and cover science philosophy, history, mathematics, education, research methods, and critical thinking strategies.
*Provides models of reasoning and guidelines and practice activities for thinking critically.
*Presents major themes common to all scientific disciplines in a clear and readable manner for undergraduates
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 397 g
Dimensions: 226 x 152 x 18 mm