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Title: Doing Biology
Url: http://www1.umn.edu/ships/db/
Creator: Allchin, Douglas, 1956-
Hagen, Joel
Singer, Fred, 1952-
Publisher: University of Minnesota. Ships Resource Center
Description: Scientists Joel Hagen, Douglas Allchin, and Fred Singers created the "Doing Biology" book and its accompanying website. They are concerned with reforming science education, and their goal is to have students learn more "about the history and nature of science, about science in practice-about doing biology." The first iteration of their book, which appeared in 1996, contained over a dozen historical case studies arranged in a guided inquiry format. The version on this site contains seventeen different chapters, organized into themes such as cellular biology, evolution, and diversity. Each chapter contains a biography of a scientist, along with a discussion about their work and area of inquiry. The online chapters include "Nettie Stevens & Sex Discrimination," "Peter Mitchell & How Cells Make ATP," and "Lynn Margulis & How Cells Evolved." Additionally, at the conclusion of each chapter, questions and activities can be found.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- History
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Biology
Date Issued: 1996
Resource Type: Cases
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Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Joel Hagen, Douglas Allchin & Fred Singer
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-06-27 10:54:56 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-18 10:03:28 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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