Nature of Science (NOS) and Ways of Knowing

Discuss the Nature of Science and the role of ways of knowing in teaching and learning science.

Science is a way of knowing the world that is different from other ways of knowing. It is important to keep that in mind when teaching and learning science. Besides science, what are some different ways that people can “know” about themselves and the world? What are the characteristics of the Nature of Science? How is knowing something scientifically different than knowing things in other ways? How do different ways of knowing to provide challenges for teaching-learning in science? How do different ways of knowing support teaching-learning in science?