ERIC Number: EJ635891
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Alzheimer's Disease under Scrutiny: Short Newspaper Articles as a Case Study Tool.
Hudecki, Michael S.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v31 n1 p57-60 Sep 2001
After reading a newspaper article on Alzheimer disease, an incurable medical problem involving gradual and debilitating loss of memory, students examine the key elements of the scientific method as conveyed in the story. During their analysis students explore the workings of the nervous system and consider the role of animal model systems in medical treatment advances. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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