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Lockard, James O. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
Described is a program in which elementary school students visit high school biology classes and are taught by the high school students. Discussed are requirements, costs, materials, curriculum, preparation of student instructors, sequence of events, facilities, and program advantages. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Laferriere, Joseph E. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
The concept of paraphyly is defined and its importance in the teaching of evolution and taxonomy is discussed. Examples are included to illustrate this concept. A list of 14 references is provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Classification, College Science
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Bell, Rebecca – American Biology Teacher, 1989
Presented is a unit plan designed to allow students to thoroughly investigate a human body system through a series of learning activities, and to teach the body system to other students using the products of their research. Methods, objectives, and an evaluation of the unit are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Educational Objectives, Gifted
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Martin, Ian D.; Rempel, Robert S. – American Biology Teacher, 1988
Describes a method to produce 35mm color slides directly from the display screen of a computer terminal using techniques and equipment available to most teachers and researchers. Discusses the hardware and software needed, procedures, some of the problems encountered, and the potential uses of this method. (CW)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Science, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education
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Bybee, Rodger W.; Landes, Nancy M. – American Biology Teacher, 1990
Described is an elementary school science program developed by the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study entitled "Science for Life and Living: Integrating Science, Technology and Health." Discussed are the rationale, unifying themes, organization, teaching model, implementation, development, production, and support for this program. (CW)
Descriptors: Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Instructional Materials