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Teaching the Nature of Science

by Jing Han
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This site teaches students the way science is practiced by real scientists, namely, stepping away from the usual recipe of scientific method and instead, use alternate approach to make discovery.

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Becoming whales - A lesson on whale evolution


Added 12/31/2012

Not sure how I got this link about whale evolution, but the wbsite on Teaching the nature of science contain great information on how to engage students in inquiry-based learning, and offers practical guide in successful discovery learning. Information presented here upholds and reinforces the unifying concepts that is so important to teach to our students now a days.  Whale evolution was just one segment of myriad of other teaching topics they offer insights on how to teach.

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