Student thinking about socioscientific issues

January 1st, 2013 | RESEARCH

This study examines how youth navigate socioscientific issues through the case studies of two students in an afterschool program. The study explores how the students’ thinking changed during the program and what influenced the students’ final stance on whether or not to build a new hybrid power plant in their community.


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Melissa Ballard, Author, Afterschool Alliance

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | General STEM | Geoscience and geography | History | policy | law
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs