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elf-assembly or spontaneous assembly is a process
in which materials build themselves without assis-
tance (Goodsell 2000). This process plays a central
role in the construc...
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A trilobite fossil.
Christopher A. Bogiages
and Christine Lotter
n response to national calls for more inquiry-based
learning (AAAS 1989; NRC 1996), science teachers
often include inquiry activ...
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Rachel Ledbette, Managing Editor
Deborah Siegle, Associate Editor
Andrea Silen, Associate Editor
Donna Yudkin, Book Acquisitions Manager
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BY ASHLEY CAMPBELL AND BRIGETTE WHALEY
n response to changes in society, terms such as “na-
ture-deficit disorder” (Louv 2005) and “plant blind-
ness” (Wandersee and Schussler 1998) have surfaced
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Although knowledge of disciplinary
concepts and epistemic under-
standing of science are foundations
of scientific literacy, students must
learn to apply their knowledge to ...
...chniques for Creative Teaching Ashley Campbell
Engaging students in the lives and
work of scientists is an excellent way to
teach them about the history and na-
ture of science (NOS). Learning about...
gender gap in academic
science continues despite
persistent efforts at mul-
tiple levels to attract and
and goals of women as related to
science “lie within women them-
selves; they are either i...
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