A Literature-Circles Approach to Understanding Science as a Human Endeavor

by: William Straits

Unfortunately, the reading of science-related, historical nonfiction alone does not necessarily lead students to make personal connections to science or understand science as a human endeavor interdependent with culture, society, and history. Teachers must structure students’ reading to ensure that they consider specific aspects of science while reading and discussing books. One way for teachers to focus their students’ attention on components of the nature of science is through the use of literature circles.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2007Stock # ss07_031_02_32Volume 031Issue 02

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