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2011 AAPT Winter Meeting
January 8-12, 2011
Jacksonville, Florida

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Critical Thinking in Introductory Astronomy
  Date: Saturday, Jan.08
  Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  Price: Member: $40.00
Nonmember: $65.00
  Sponsor: Committee on Space Science and Astronomy
  Co-Sponsor(s): None
  Leader(s): Joe Heafner,
  Co-Leader(s): None
  Description In this workshop, participants will engage in inquiry activities designed to emphasize critical thinking and scientific reasoning within the context of introductory astronomy. Content may include activities applicable to all science (e.g. logical fallacies, terminology, etc.) and activities specific to astronomy (e.g. shadows, lunar illumination, etc.) These activities are part of the Learning Critical Thinking Through Astronomy Project and its associated textbook (in development). Participants should bring notebook computers with wifi capability.
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