What better way to get learners interested in science than to have them take a closer look at the natural world. Bears of North America is a high-interest no-prep unit that evokes a sense of scientific discovery in students in grades 3-5.
Can you teach someone to think critically? Or is this some innate skill only a few can hope to possess? Some people are born great at something and some have to work hard at it. Whether your students were born to think like a scientist or not, they CAN learn to think critically with practice.