Journal Posting #1 – On p12 of your text (also posted under Important Documents), read“Evaluate a Scientific Claim” complete & submit this 500-word essay to your Journal as described in the syllabus;
-Successful students will: 1) describe the roles of science in society and the properties of the scientific method, 2) identify and describe macromolecules and their roles as nutrients and 3) assess the validity of scientific claims. These outcomes will be demonstrated by online exams and through performing online article searches and critiques (Journal Posting).
This assignment is designed to allow the student to select and assess the scientific validity of a claim. Students are to select a claim, apply the criteria used to determine scientific acceptability and describe their findings in a well-written narrative essay. This assignment aligns with the student learning outcomes for the course and the College.