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Although the case method has been used for years to teach law, business, and medicine, it is not common in science. Yet the use of case studies holds great promise as a pedagogical technique for teaching science, particularly to undergraduates, because it humanizes science and well illustrates scientific methodology and values. It develops students' skills in group learning, speaking, and critical thinking, and since many of the best cases are based on contemporary and often contentious science problems that students encounter in the news (such as human cloning), the use of cases in the classroom makes science relevant.The University at Buffalo has been experimenting with case studies in...
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Top-Down Nanomanufacturing:...
This overview of nanotechnology is presented by the NaMCATE project. According to the introductory page, "in related silicon processes for fabrication of MEMS...
Bottom-Up Nanomanufacturing:...
This overview of nanotechnology is presented by the NaMCATE project. "The scanning tunneling microscope (STM) is a type of electron microscope that shows...
Overview of Nanotechnology:...
This overview of nanotechnology is presented by the NaMCATE project. The module includes a definition of nanotechnology, a list of the potential benefits, and...
Volcanic Ash: Volcanism
This learning module from the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will help students learn more about volcanics. The course aims to help students...
Our Lake: Central New York's...
OurLake allows access to surface water quality data collected remotely on Central New York State's lakes and tributaries. Useful for education, scientists, and...



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The AMSER Quarterly was recently featured on Maria Anderson's Teaching College Math blog. Maria Anderson is a math instructor at Muskegon Community College, to read her math blog as well as her contribution to the Quarterly click here. For more issues of the AMSER Quarterly click here.


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