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Tourtellotte, S. Wilson – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1990
Described is a capstone experiment which can be used to improve student skills and to illustrate for students the strong connections between chemistry and biology. Procedures and explanations for the three parts of this activity are included. Ten follow-up questions are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, College Science, Higher Education
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Hilton, Don B.; Kelley, Judith A. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1988
Explains procedures, observations, and directions for demonstrating properties of butane using reclosable plastic storage bags. States that the demonstration provides for discussion of topics such as the liquefaction of gases, heat of vaporization and refrigeration techniques, and thermodynamics. (RT)
Descriptors: College Science, Demonstrations (Educational), Heat, Motivation Techniques
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Bouthyette, Pierre-Yves – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1992
This article highlights the structure of a college horticulture course designed for students with nonscience majors. With an underlying emphasis that science is the manifestation of a basic human need to explain, the course outline illustrates the primary goal of developing and maintaining students' motivation for learning contemporary scientific…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Beasley, Edward E. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1990
Described are teaching strategies used to minimize visual communication gaps. Discussed are one-page outlines, outline spinoffs, and the management of a unit of material. A sample outline is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Blindness, College Science, Disabilities, Educational Improvement
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Gilmer, Penny J.; Rashotte, Michael – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1990
Described is a one-semester interdisciplinary course for upper division undergraduate students. Discussed are keynote speakers, course content, reading materials, evaluation of students, and course modifications. An advertisement for the course and a copy of the course outline are included. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Higher Education