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A lesson in prairie conservation: An example of collaborative science outreach to local community schools through cooperation between local industry and undergraduate students at a local university
Eli Lilly Company provided supplies for undergraduate students to plan and deliver lessons in prairie conservation to local elementary school students. The resulting lesson and laboratory experiment f...
The ESA21 Project: Environmental science activities for the 21st century
With its emphasis on interdisciplinary science and real-world relevance, environmental science has gained popularity as an alternative to courses in the traditional science disciplines in non-majors s...
Building an Ecosystem with a Semester-Long Lab Writing Project
One goal of our freshman ecology and evolution course is that students learn how external forces and inter–specific interactions form and shape ecosystems. Unfortunately, students may focus so much on...
Interactive Computer Keys: Tools for understanding biodiversity
International concern about the loss of global biodiversity requires that understanding organism diversity be a high priority in biology labs. Instead, systematics, taxonomy, and biodiversity are ofte...
Fishery Simulation: Growth, harvest, and management of a hypothetical fish population
The main objectives are to teach students about the logistic model of population growth, and at the same time raise their awareness of the dire consequences of overexploiting a renewable biological re...
Modeling Scientific Thinking through Controversy: An example using plant chemical warfare (allelopathy)
One of the most important and difficult goals in our general biology laboratory course at the University of Nevada, Reno is to introduce freshman and sophomore Biology majors to the process of science...
How Low Can You Go? The Effect of Salt on Ice
This is a guided inquiry lab used in Science 100, an interdisciplinary lab-based science course for non-science majors at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Water provides the central theme...
Invertebrate Food Selection
This laboratory exercise was developed for a one-semester course geared for the nonscience student. The course, MARS 1020, is one option for students to choose when fulfilling a life science requireme...
Molds As Model Organisms For Undergraduate Structured Inquiry Labs
Structured inquiry labs allow students who have little prior lab experience to learn the mechanics of experimental design, then immediately apply their new skills to a novel problem. Cultured molds ar...
Biology 102, “The Natural World”: An Experiential Science Class for Non-science Majors
Westminster College’s Biology 102, “The Natural World,” is a general science course in a laboratory-based format for non-science majors. Before 1993, students fulfilled their liberal education require...
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