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ERIC Number: ED002184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 22
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BIOLOGY I, NEW APPROACHES AND OBJECTIVES.
COKER, ROBERT; AND OTHERS
THE PRINCIPLES OF MODERN BIOLOGY SHOULD BE PRESENTED IN A DYNAMIC AND CHALLENGING WAY TO CAPABLE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP LASTING INTEREST IN THE SUBJECT AND TO PLACE EMPHASIS UPON THE ROLE OF THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES IN BIOLOGY IN ACCORD WITH NATIONWIDE TENDENCY. THE COURSE IS COMPLETE IN ITSELF BUT PROVIDES A BASIS FOR STUDENTS WHO ELECT ADVANCED WORK. OBJECTIVES ARE TO DEVELOP AN APPRECIATION OF THE DIFFERENCES OF LIVING ORGANISMS AS WELL AS THEIR BASIC SIMILARITIES, AN AWARENESS OF THE UNITY OF SCIENCE, A KNOWLEDGE OF THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS, A QUESTIONING ATTITUDE, AND AN ANALYTICAL ATTITUDE OF OBSERVATION TO DEVELOP INSIGHT. UNITS INCLUDE THE BIOLOGY OF CELLS (7 WEEKS), ANIMALS WITHOUT BACKBONES (7 WEEKS), ACTIVITIES OF VERTEBRATES (10 WEEKS), VIRUSES AND ORGANISMS WITHOUT EMBRYOS (4 WEEKS), ACTIVITIES OF EMBRYO-FORMING PLANTS (5 WEEKS), AND CONTINUITY OF LIFE (2 WEEKS). INSTRUCTIONAL AIDS ARE LISTED FOR EACH UNIT. REFERENCES ARE GIVEN FOR SOME UNITS. THERE ARE ALSO GENERAL REFERENCES.
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Authoring Institution: Warwick School District, RI.
Identifiers: Rhode Island (Warwick)