The great debate: Science Matters

A learning series from Nitty Gritty Science to help foster science literacy among your students.

For students to attain skills that build science literacy, educators need to provide helpful tools and exercises that support critical thinking to avoid being misinformed on scientific issues. This includes teaching students how the scientific community produces information, how media and social media share the information, and how individuals encounter and form opinions on this information.

Science Debates are a perfect learning tool to build science literacy skills by encouraging students to:

  • Develop research skills
  • Evaluate both sides of an issue
  • Collaborate with peers
  • Become critical thinkers
  • Form opinions and communicate with others who may have a different point of view

 Bundle and Save:

Bundle “1” Includes 5 Debates:

  • Self Driving Cars
  • Mars Mission
  • Food Supply
  • Plastic Ban
  • Zoos

Bundle “2” Includes 5 Debates:

  • Humans vs Robots
  • De-extinction
  • Overfishing
  • EV vs ICE
  • Tourism

For more background on this topic, check out our blog on the subject:

“Using Debates In The Science Classroom” 

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