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Science: Chemistry 533 - Debate/Blog Nuclear Energy : Standards

Debate the pros/cons of nuclear energy

Common Core State Standards

Research to build and present knowledge:


W9-12.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

W9-12.9. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

W9-10.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

W11-12.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

Library Media: Information Literacy Standards

AASL 21st Century Learner


1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
1.1.7  Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias
2.1.1 Continue an inquiry-based research process by applying critical-thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation, organization) to information and knowledge in order to construct new understandings, draw conclusions, and create new knowledge.
2.1.2 Organize knowledge so it is useful.


Technology Standards

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks

9-12: 1.32 Identify technology tools (e.g., authoring tools) that can be used to create a multimedia
9-12: 1.33 Use a variety of applications to plan, create, and edit multimedia products (e.g., slide
presentations, videos, animations, simulations, podcasts).


1. Creativity and Innovation
      Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge,
      and develop innovative products and processes
      using technology

3. Research and Information Fluency
      Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use

4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
      Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research,
      manage projects, solve problems, and make
      informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

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