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Pet of the week July 24, 2018 - Princess - Lynchburg News and Advance


Lynchburg News and Advance
Princess is a beautiful bulldog mix and approximately 3 years old. She came in with a male companion so she should do well with other males. The challenge of the week, according to those who care for her, is teaching her that the leash is her friend.

Teachers Help One Another Bring Evolution Back to the Classroom - Scientific American


Scientific American
Teachers Help One Another Bring Evolution Back to the Classroom. Research shows that 60 percent of American teachers avoid or skimp on teaching evolution. A growing movement is trying to change that. By Adam Piore. Patti Howell had thought long and ...

Jones used her knowledge of the French language to get involved during World War I - The Newark Advocate


The Newark Advocate
Her passion wasn't zoology however, but the French Language. In 1912 she began her teaching career at Newark High School as a French teacher. She furthered her education in the summer months, attending Columbia University in New York City.

Australian unis ranked among world's best in pharmacology, mining and sport - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review
Australian universities have been rated number two in the world for the way they teach pharmacology, mining and sport in the latest influential ranking survey. Monash University in Victoria is the global number two for teaching pharmacology, just ...
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WSU preserves century-old plants while botanist examines future of Utah's flora - Standard-Examiner


Standard-Examiner
“I think there's going to be some profound changes that take place in the next 100 years,” said Stephen Clark, a professor who currently teaches botany at Weber State. When Clark started his teaching position at the university in 1965, the only ...

Digital evolution: a new approach to learning and teaching in higher education - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)


Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)
Traditional, rigid modes of classroom instruction are unlikely to inspire students whose online life outside the classroom is dynamic and evolutionary. Creating an effective digital learning environment is not just about offering convenience and ...

Teaching

United States

The Biotechnology Institute passed a position statement strongly condemning the teaching of creationism and its variants because it compromises the ...

NSTA Position Statement - The Teaching of Evolution
United States

Long summary of NSTA's recommendations.

Owl Theme Unit
United States

teaching extras for assisting in teaching about owls.

Genome Consortium for Active Teaching (GCAT)
United States

Excellent clearinghouse of information and databases for teaching undergraduate Genomics and networking - from Davidson College.

Visual Histology
United States

Histology teaching Series on DVD and Video: Lecture Course With Lab Material - Complete Integrated Histology Course. Histology multimedia teaching ...

Biology Teaching Homepage
Hong Kong

Established in 1995 by the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong, this site covers many issues of ...

CSUBIOWEB
United States

Consolidates existing WWW biological science teaching and research resources and creates and distributes original multimedia resources for the teaching of ...

Ecosystems Teaching Package
United States

An ecological teaching package for school science classes - may be viewed online or downloaded free. Activities illustrate how different ...

Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students
United States

teaching resources modelled on the idea that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities ...

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
United States

Summarizes the overwhelming observational evidence for evolution and suggests effective ways of teaching the subject for teachers, other educators, and ...

National Association for Research in Science Teaching
United States

Concerned with improving science teaching and learning through research. Offers news, events, conference and membership information.

Resources for Teaching and Learning Biology
United States

The American Institute of Biological Sciences provides links to a number of resources on biology teaching including evolution.

Australia

Developing community consensus on ethical, social, and scientific issues relating to the use of animals in research and teaching.

Evolution and Nature of Science Institute
United States

Lessons for teaching evolution and the nature of science in high school biology.

VIRTmac
United Kingdom

VIRTmac (Visual Interactive Revolutionary Tactile Magnetic Classroom) represents the modern evolution of the classroom learning experience. Offering a comprehensive teaching ...

Evolution and the Nature of Science Institutes (ENSI/SENSI)
United States

Offers a collection of classroom lessons to help high school biology teachers more effectively teach basic concepts in the areas ...

NABT's Statement on Teaching Evolution
Canada

Position statement that the teaching of biology in an effective and scientifically honest manner requires that evolution be taught in ...

Biology and Genetics Teaching Resources
United Kingdom

teaching resources for biology and genetics by D G Mackean, including PowerPoint presentations and experimental work. Mainly for GCSE and ...

Teach Evolution and Make it Relevant
Germany

Resources and materials for teaching evolution at the pre-college level. Find teaching guides and lesson plans for the following topics: ...

Microbiology Online
United Kingdom

Information and resources to support UK schools microbiology teaching at all Keystages to post-16.

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