Aims & Objectives
- explore a real-life/contemporary situation from a TOK perspective in the presentation.
- TOK Presentations!
“Without application in the world, the value of knowledge is greatly diminished.” Consider this claim with respect to two areas of knowledge.
CONTENT (criterion A)- incorporation of Knowledge Issues
CREATIVITY (criterion B)- incorporation of Personal Thought
CRITICAL THINKING (criterion C)- incorporation of arguments and counter-arguments
CLARITY (criterion D)- well-structured essay
Human sciences, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, and economics, are sometimes referred to (often as a pejorative) as "soft sciences" in order to contrast them with the "hard" sciences of biology, chemistry, and physics. What is meant by this characterization? What aspects of these disciplines could be considered "soft" and "hard" respectively?We will begin our discussion next class with your answers to this prompt and the questions below.