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Teaching Evolution: Online Course for Teachers

This is a great site where users will examine major evolutionary concepts, explore teaching methodologies, and... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: co-production of WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Clear Blue Sky Productions, Inc.
Date Added: Jan 15, 2003 Date Modified: Jan 30, 2014
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Becoming whales - A lesson on whale evolution

A lesson on whale evolution based on DNA, geological, paleontological, physiological and morphological evidence. Students... see more
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Author: Larry Flammer
Date Added: Aug 24, 2003 Date Modified: Dec 31, 2012
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Cladograms

Classification can (and should) be used to illustrate more than a mere hierarchical grouping of organisms. This lesson... see more
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Author: Beth Kramer
Date Added: May 31, 2003 Date Modified: Oct 19, 2012
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Problem Based Learning (PBL) in the Medical Sciences

For almost four decades, problem-based learning (PBL) has been the stated cornerstone of learning in many medical schools.... see more
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Author: Richard Butler, David Inman, and Derek Lobb
Date Added: Jan 14, 2006 Date Modified: Mar 07, 2010
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Biodiversity Hotspots

Evolution plays favorites. Only 25 small areas, known as biodiversity hotspots, boast nearly half of the world's plant... see more
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Author: The Center for Applied Biodiversity Science
Date Added: Jan 04, 2003 Date Modified: Jul 01, 2010
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Guidelines for Keeping a Laboratory Record

This site provides a general description of how to keep a proper laboratory notebook. Requirements for different teaching,... see more
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Author: David R. Caprette
Date Added: Jul 12, 2004 Date Modified: Dec 08, 2012
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The Evolution of Creationism: Critically Appraising ‘Intelligent Design’

This PBL-formatted case study about the claims and criticisms of "Intelligent Design" (ID) was written for freshman biology... see more
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Author: Robin Pals-Rylaarsdam
Date Added: Nov 09, 2005 Date Modified: Jun 08, 2008
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Linking Genetics (BIO 211) and Algorithms (COMP 215)

This web site shows an example of how faculty might manage the points of contact between two linked courses, in this case the... see more
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Author: Dr. Mark D. LeBlanc
Date Added: Mar 20, 2006 Date Modified: Jul 15, 2010
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SENCER

SENCER engages student interest in the sciences and mathematics by supporting the development of undergraduate courses and... see more
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Author: David Burns
Date Added: Mar 20, 2006 Date Modified: Feb 23, 2009
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