Biology Brought to Life a Guide to Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

Biology Brought to Life a Guide to Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

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  • ISBN-13: 9780072823745
  • ISBN: 0072823747
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Create (TM)


Handelsman, Jo


1 Introduction 2 Lap-top Biology Experiment 1: Pet microbes-A lesson in taxonomy Experiment 2: Bacterial ice nucleation: An unusual adaptation to the environment-A lesson in experimental design Experiment 3: Bread, mold, and environment-A lesson in biology and the environment Experiment 4: Responses to stimuli by simple animals-A lesson in animal behavior Experiment 5: Koch's postulates and experimental evidence-A lesson in correlation vs. causation Experiment 6: DNA, the universal hereditary material-A lesson in molecular biology Experiment 7: Are chemicals, mutations, and cancer linked?-A lesson in mutation and selection Experiment 8: The risk of genetic vulnerability-A lesson in selection and evolution Experiment 9: Microbial biodiversity-A lesson in diversity Experiment 10: Mutualism and antagonism among organisms-A lesson in ecology Experiment 11: Biology in the real world-A lesson in field biology 3 Group Learning Section 1: Cooperative Learning for Biology Section 2: Learning Skills for Success in Biology Appendixes I: Pure cultures from single colonies II: Growth of a Bacterial Colony III: Methods for Testing Microorganisms IV: Characteristics of Pet MicrobesHandelsman, Jo is the author of 'Biology Brought to Life a Guide to Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists' with ISBN 9780072823745 and ISBN 0072823747.

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