The resource covers basic logic and faulty arguments, developing student’s critical thinking skills.
Suitable for year 8-10, the series is focused on science issues; the module can be adapted to suit classroom plans.
This Fantastic Six-Part series covers:
2. Broken Logic
Being able to think critically about situations requires us to separate our impulse to jump to a conclusion, and I see out the real answer – not just “an” answer.
We can make poor judgements if we jump to the “popular” choice by others; this is a logical fallacy. Many people can be wrong, and – as demonstrated in this clip, many can just be trying to manipulate you.
See what happens when peer pressure is applied in social situations:
There are many videos available that can be used as an introduction to Critical Thinking. Videos are generally chosen for their either brevity, concise explanations, and overall content.