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The Checks Lab (Grades 9-12)
Author/Source: ENSI (via Understanding Evolution)
Overview: Students construct plausible scenarios using bank checks to learn how human values and biases influence observation and interpretation.
Concepts: This lesson covers the following concepts:
- Scientists pose, test, and revise multiple hypotheses to explain what they observe.
- Scientific ideas are developed through reasoning.
- Science does not prove or conclude; science is always a work in progress.
- Science is a human endeavor.
Grade Level: 9-12
TIme: One class period
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