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ERIC Number: EJ1049004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
The Difference That Data Make: Examining Bird Migration Data to Build Scientific Skills
Sturner, Kelly; Lucci, Karen
American Biology Teacher, v77 n1 p56-61 Jan 2015
This inquiry-based activity for high school students introduces concepts of ecology and the importance of data analysis to science. Using an investigative case, students generate independent questions about birds, access Cornell Lab of Ornithology online resources to collect data, organize and graph data using Excel, and make claims based on evidence.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
Grant or Contract Numbers: DBI- 1300426