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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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Journey North Menu of Inquiry Strategies

In an inquiry-oriented classroom, the teacher is a co-explorer and guide who cultivates curiosity and challenges students to... see more
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Author: Elizabeth Howard, Journey North
Date Added: Jan 11, 2004 Date Modified: Sep 22, 2012
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Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

WISE is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real-world evidence and analyze current scientific... see more
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Author: M. Linn
Date Added: May 21, 2002 Date Modified: Jan 03, 2008
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Ask a biologist

Puzzled about a topic in biology? Need a biologist to answer your question? Anyone is welcome to use Ask A Biologist. It is... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Charles Kazilek
Date Added: Jan 11, 2004 Date Modified: Nov 11, 2010
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Peer Reviews 4.9 rating
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Inside US Math and Science Classrooms

A total of 364 mathematics and science lessons were observed using a structured observation protocol. Each lesson was rated... see more
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Author: Horizon Research, Inc.
Date Added: Sep 05, 2003 Date Modified: Jul 30, 2012
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You are the Historian! - the First Thanksgiving

As you work through this guide, you and your students will use the skills of historians to peel away the layers of myth and... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Kim VanWormer
Date Added: Mar 04, 2006 Date Modified: Apr 11, 2014
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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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Five Standards for Effective Pedagogy

This series provides an effective training program for K-12 Bilingual/ESL teachers that can be used in group trainings or by... see more
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Author: Okhee Lee
Date Added: Jun 25, 2004 Date Modified: Apr 03, 2013
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