PLOSable Biology (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 intended primarily to serve grades K-12, and to be available as a resource to illustrate the processes of inquiry for teachers. Resources include descriptions of research projects being conducted by biologists at Arizona State University. The articles are written by graduate students in the life sciences departments but they are written about content and at a level that... More
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 11, 2004
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 30, 2014
Submitter: Nancy J. Pelaez
Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure
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Discussion for PLOSable Biology (Ask a Biologist)
34 weeks ago
Stefanie Galasso (Student)
This website is useful in the classroom because it can answer many questions common to each student in an interactive and illustrative way. This website increases the students' inquiry skills.
5 years ago
Charles Kazilek (Faculty)
Since we first were listed on MERLOT we have added a significant amount of content including a bird aviary with over 200 bird species. Visitors can see, read about, and listen to all the birds as well has have them sing with each other.
Requires a browser that plays MP3 files.
6 years ago
I believe that the resources and ideas available on this site can be of significant assistance to teachers who are looking for creative ideas to teach and instruct their students in the life sciences.
This site is easy to navigate.
Time spent reviewing site: I spent 20 minutes reviewing this site.