Share Paper: Science and 21st Century Skills: A Natural Connection

  1. Victoria Costa, California State University Fullerton, United States
Friday, March 11 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Bellmeade

Abstract: How are Science and 21st Century Skills Related? The focus of this session is on the review of inquiry-based science units that emphasize the development of science process and 21st century skills through the use of digital content and resources. These units engage students in the use of online interactive thinking tools to promote communication, collaboration, research, and productivity. This session will orient educators to the inter-relatedness of science process skills with 21st century skills; develop educators’ capacity to use online interactive thinking tools to promote development of these two skill sets; and increase educators’ repertoire of science units of ...