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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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Peer review 5 rating
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User review 4.5 average rating
User Rating 4.5 user rating
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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
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Larry Flammer
Date Added: Aug 24, 2003 Date Modified: Jun 05, 2014
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Peer review 5 rating
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User review 4.67 average rating
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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
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Jan Cheetham, Robert Jeanne
Date Added: Apr 06, 2005 Date Modified: Mar 31, 2013
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Peer review 4.77 rating
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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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Peer review 4.5 rating
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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
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Robin Pals-Rylaarsdam
Date Added: Nov 09, 2005 Date Modified: Sep 10, 2014
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Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
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Useful material in MERLOT
avg: 3.5 rating

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Chromosome Analysis: Banding Patterns and Structural Aberrations

"This activity allows students to compare banding patterns of ideograms from four primates (human, gorilla, chimpanzee, and... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: David F. Holland
Date Added: Jul 09, 2008 Date Modified: Sep 17, 2014
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

User review 4 average rating
User Rating 4 user rating
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The Albatross Project

This is a research results site about the Albatros. It investigates where these birds go when they leave their nesting... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Dave Anderson, Chris Marts
Date Added: Feb 03, 2009 Date Modified: Feb 03, 2009
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Good quality material; may be reviewed
avg: 4.5 rating

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