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Physiology: Modeling asthma - can that cause death?

A Learning Exercise for Calibrated Peer Review
This assignment helps students sort out their understanding of diffusion and bulk flow as two separate processes, both of... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Apr 18, 2002 Last modified: Apr 18, 2002
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Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Unsupervised

FlyLab Essay Assessment: Modifying Mendel's Model

A Learning Exercise for FlyLab
While developing his theory of evolution by natural selection, Darwin was unaware of the molecular basis for evolutionary... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Oct 29, 2001 Last modified: Oct 29, 2001
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Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Unsupervised

Vision: the mismatch between external reality and the filtered and distorted perceptions that are provided by sensory input.

A Learning Exercise for Understanding Your Students' Brains
The goal for this assignment is for students to build an appreciation of the marvelous tailoringof evolution that makes it... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Oct 28, 2001 Last modified: Oct 28, 2001
About this Learning Exercise:
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Unsupervised

Science education reform documents define scientific literacy

A Learning Exercise for National Science Education Standards
The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Research Council have embarked on a long-term... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Oct 28, 2001 Last modified: Oct 28, 2001
About this Learning Exercise:
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Team, Unsupervised

Assessment and the Science Education Reform Documents

A Learning Exercise for Benchmarks for Science Literacy
It has been said that if you show what is assessed, then you'll know what is really taught. The Pew Trusts Education White... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Oct 28, 2001 Last modified: Oct 28, 2001
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Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Team, Unsupervised

Comparative Reproduction and Development

A Learning Exercise for Embryology for K12 Students
Students compare the reproductive strategies of several microscopic organisms to those of zebrafish. Procedures for raising a... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Oct 28, 2001 Last modified: Oct 28, 2001
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Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Unsupervised

Zebrafish as a theme for an inquiry-based life science content course for prospective teachers.

A Learning Exercise for Zebrafish K-12
According to state and national standards, elementary teachers are to plan and conduct experiments with the students in their... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Sep 07, 2001 Last modified: Sep 07, 2001
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Type of Task: Core activity, Student-centered, Team, Unsupervised

A track to help teachers survive web-based lessons.

A Learning Exercise for The Track Star
This track teaches teachers to use Track Star through a sample lesson that guides teachers to resources that will help them... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Aug 27, 2000 Last modified: Oct 28, 2001
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Type of Task: Individual, Unsupervised

Asking questions in the classroom

A Learning Exercise for The TIMSS-R Video Study
Students videotape themselves while they direct an instructional activity in the classroom. They then submit the video to a... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Jul 09, 2000 Last modified: Jul 09, 2000
About this Learning Exercise:
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Team, Unsupervised

Bioethics and Current Issues

A Learning Exercise for Calibrated Peer Review
Students model an exploration, collaborative discussions, and then assessment via asynchronous internet delivery to delve... see more
Author: Nancy J. Pelaez
Date added: Jul 09, 2000 Last modified: Jul 09, 2000
About this Learning Exercise:
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Team, Unsupervised

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