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Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Teaching strategies

for

exploring issues in STSE contexts


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

What is the issue?

Why does this issue arise?

What are the different views?

How to make informed judgements or decisions?

Issue-enquiry approach


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Issue-enquiry approach

How to search & analyse relevant information?

What is the issue?

Why does this issue arise?

What are the different views?

How to make informed judgements or decisions?

How strong is the evidence?

Is the information a fact or an opinion?


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Issue-enquiry approach

What are the values / attitudes?

What is the issue?

Why does this issue arise?

What are the different views?

How to make informed judgements or decisions?


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Issue-enquiry approach

What is the issue?

Why does this issue arise?

What are the different views?

How to make informed judgements or decisions?

Any consensus?

How to resolve the conflicts? Who makes the decision?


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

全球暖化

Exploring the issue of global warming?

Scientific knowledge?

Information search

Analysis & discussion

Understand the issue

Identify the issue


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

The greenhouse effect

Practical activities


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Carbon dioxide emission

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How to analyse the information?


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Carbon dioxide emission

(thousand millions of tonnes per year)

10

1860

1870

1880

1890

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990



years

15.4

Temperature of Earth's

atmosphere (C)

15.0

14.6

1870

1880

1890

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

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Evidence for global warming?

Evidence against global warming?


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Carbon dioxide emission

(thousand millions of tonnes per year)

10

1860

1870

1880

1890

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990



years

15.4

Temperature of Earth's

atmosphere (C)

15.0

14.6

1870

1880

1890

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

1860



years

Further information?


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

多角度思考(跨科目)

培養正面的價值觀和積極的態度

作出有理據支持的判斷、決定


Development compass

Natural

How to cope with

global warming?

Who decides?

Economic

Social

Development Compass

Effects on the environment/ecology/weather? Solutions?

How to consult?

How to balance the interests of different groups?

How to reach a consensus?

The cost?

Economic development? Quality of life?

Who makes the decision?

Views of different parties of community?

Social problems?


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Acid rain

Air pollution

Disposal of solid wastes?

Building incinerators? Tax on plastic bags? Policy to reduce waste production?

Ozone depletion

Renewable energy

How to ensure sustainable development?

Other issues related to

the environment and energy


Development compass1

Development Compass

Natural

酸雨問題

Who decides?

Economic

Social

空氣污染

焚化爐

膠袋稅

落馬洲支線

塱原濕地與

可持續發展


Development compass2

Natural

Building a bypass across

Long Valley

Who decides?

Economic

Social

Development Compass

How is the bypass changing the environment?

How could it landscaped?

Who decided to build the bypass?

What influenced them?

Who is paying for the bypass?

Were the residents consulted?

How will it affect the interest of the residents?

Who will benefit from the bypass?

Who will be disadvantaged by it?


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Activities based on Texts or Videos

e.g. understanding & discussion guided by questions

- Particularly useful for issues related to biotechnology, health & diseases.

e.g. issues on test-tube babies


Teaching strategies for exploring issues in stse contexts

Role play/debate– for controversial issues

  • GM food – consumers and labelling? e.g. 城市論壇

  • GM organisms

  • Vaccination – pros and cons

  • Application of DNA technology, Human Genome Project

  • Patients – Rights & responsibilities

  • Drug testing using humans & animals


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