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SCI 3010

Readings and activities for Science 3010:  Integrated life science 


Science 3010


BIOL 1009, Science 1100, 1600.

Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the experimental method and other processes of science by collecting, analyzing and interpreting data in the form of scientific reports.
  • Integrate information across scientific disciplines to explain natural phenomena, especially as they relate to living systems.
  • Deliver scientific information to an audience of children in an educational setting.
  • Apply scientific knowledge to the development of a lesson plan appropriate for the elementary school audience.


Course resources only; no online assessment

Other Information

Not from MERLOT, but a very good demonstration of operant conditioning:

Course Resources

  • The Scientific Method
    Experimental method reading: Koning, R.E. 1994.
  • Educational Psychology
    Educational Psychology (Open (Access) Textbook)
    Open textbook: look at chapter 2, especially the section titled major theories and models of learning for explanations... More
  • Learning: Classical vs. Operant Conditioning
    Classical and operant conditioning: Download the powerpoint and run the show – if videos do not show, click on the black... More
  • HyperPhysics
    HyperPhysics (Presentation)
    Shows connections between concepts. Click on a concept and it will take you to a 2nd map – click on links until you get... More
  • Chembalancer - balancing equations game
    A nice set of practice questions that shows graphically the molecules and atoms involved in chemical equations to help... More
  • Kimball's Biology Pages
    Kimball's Biology Pages (Open (Access) Textbook)
    Open textbook, it can be easily searched for any topic (including review topics) in a variety of ways. See MERLOT... More
  • The biology place Pearson
    A simple graphical simulation of osmosis.