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ERIC Number: EJ1003675
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Guided-Inquiry Labs Using Bean Beetles for Teaching the Scientific Method & Experimental Design
Schlueter, Mark A.; D'Costa, Allison R.
American Biology Teacher, v75 n3 p214-218 Mar 2013
Guided-inquiry lab activities with bean beetles ("Callosobruchus maculatus") teach students how to develop hypotheses, design experiments, identify experimental variables, collect and interpret data, and formulate conclusions. These activities provide students with real hands-on experiences and skills that reinforce their understanding of the scientific method and experimental design. This teaching method can easily be adapted to other test organisms or alternative themes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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