Quantitative Measures

In this lesson, students read several versions of the same article. ARTICLE A contains few quantitative measures (numbers), ARTICLE B offers a range of choices for reasonable quantitative measures, and ARTICLE C is the original article as published.

Quantitative measures are given in correct and comparable units.
SciJourn Standards for Scientific Literacy

Objective: Students will recognize the importance of quantitative measures (numbers) in articles to enhance credibility and understanding.

Materials: ARTICLE A Earth Knocked for a Loop
ARTICLE B Earth Knocked for a Loop
ARTICLE C Earth Knocked for a Loop
Time: approximately 40 minutes

lesson – Quantitative Measures

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