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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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Pedagogy in Practice: Video Case Studies of Teaching Science; Pedagogy in Practice: Video Case Studies of Teaching Math; Strategies in Practice Resource Guide

To address the critical teacher shortage in math and science, the Teaching and Learning Interchange grant produced three... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Pamela Redmond
Date Added: Mar 17, 2004 Date Modified: Apr 10, 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: Jun 05, 2014
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The Virtual Autopsy

Easy-to-use site with 18 autopsy cases created as part of a medical informatics module. Each case provides H&P, links to... see more
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Author: Ruth Mackay, Tim Taylor, Ajay Mark Verma, Jon Naylor
Date Added: Jan 16, 2003 Date Modified: Nov 24, 2013
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Connecting Concepts: Ecology/Population Dynamics 3: Elephant Population Growth

Students follow the growth of the Kruger National Park elephant population from 1903-1996. While following the history of... see more
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Author: Jan Cheetham, Robert Jeanne
Date Added: Apr 06, 2005 Date Modified: Nov 10, 2013
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Connecting Concepts: Evolution/Species & Speciation 3: Defining Species: 3 Case Studies

Students look at speciation case studies. They are asked to think critically about evidence they collect to answer questions... see more
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Author: Jan Cheetham, Robert Jeanne
Date Added: Apr 06, 2005 Date Modified: Mar 31, 2013
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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
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Beth Kramer
Date Added: May 31, 2003 Date Modified: Oct 19, 2012
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Lesson plans to accompany the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks״
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Author: Rebecca Skloot
Date Added: Jun 25, 2012 Date Modified: Dec 24, 2013
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MMID Virtual Microbiology lab

This site allows a student to test their knowledge of pathogenic bacteria by identifying one to four unknowns. Each case... see more
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Author: Paul Gulig
Date Added: Jul 21, 2003 Date Modified: Aug 16, 2014
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Cracking the Code

The National Institutes of Health biochemist Marshall Nirenberg figured out that triplets of DNA bases code for specific... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Sarah A. Leavitt
Date Added: Aug 09, 2004 Date Modified: Jan 04, 2008
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