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How to get kids to think critically

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitMar 3, 2012 12:00 PM

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Via io9 I saw a wonderfully-done and highly engaging series of short videos teaching kids the basics of critical thinking. Each one is great, with good pacing and solid info that teenagers can use to sort fact from fiction. Here's part 1:

[embed width="610"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSZ3BUru59A[/embed]

And here are the others: Part 2

, Part 3

, Part 4

, Part 5

, and Part 6

. These were writtern by Mike McRae

and James Hutson

, who've both been around the skeptical community for a while now. Congrats to them for putting these together!


Related Posts: - QualiaSoup video: Critical Thinking - New Symphony of Science: Wave of Reason - A reasonable mug - Don’t Be a Dick, Part 1: the video

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