ERIC Number: EJ523658
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Doctor Ward's Accidental Terrarium.
Hershey, David R.
American Biology Teacher, v58 n5 p276-81 May 1996
Presents the story of the accidental invention of the Wardian case, or terrarium, by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward. Advocates the use of this story in teaching precollege biology as an illustration of how a chance event can lead to a major scientific advancement and as an example of the common occurrence of multiple discovery in botany. Contains 34 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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