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ERIC Number: EJ758644
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 12
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Studying Hammerheads in Hawaii
Handler, Alex; Duncan, Kanesa
Science Teacher, v73 n4 p36-39 Apr-May 2006
In this article, the author discusses the High School Scalloped Hammerhead Shark Tagging Program in Hawaii which is an example of a successful partnership research collaboration. High school students and teachers worked with biologists from the University of Hawaii-Manoa (UHM) to conduct research on the life history of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini). The educational goal of the program was to inform current and future generations about the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems. Here, they discuss how the research was conducted and presents the research findings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii