Critical Thinking in Science: What Are the Basics?

Michael F. Shaughnessy, Manuel Varela, Zhiming Liu

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This paper reviews some of the most critical issues in science in terms of scientific thinking, and reasoning. Many students arrive at college poorly prepared to function in the typical science class and encounter a good deal of difficulty. This paper provides some general information regarding critical thinking skills and delves into some specific realms that need investigation and formative evaluation.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22158/wjer.v4n4p585

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