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Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scabland
Roy M. Breckenridge
This field trip guidebook is a detailed treatment of the field geology and geomorphology of Glacial Lake Missoula and the Spokane Floods. Seven field trips, published as separate chapters, follow the ...

New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Jigsaw

Microbial Communities
Lynn Margulis, David Chase, Ricardo Guerrero
This 1986 journal article reports that most microbial communities have escaped description. The introduction discusses the various reasons for this gap in knowledge, while individual sections cover ...

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The Five Biggest Ideas in Science
Charles M. Wynn, Arthur W. Wiggins
In a thought-provoking and entertaining exploration of The Five Biggest Ideas in Science, authors Charles Wynn and Arthur Wiggins provide a panoramic view of the questions scientists seek to answer ...

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Ecology in a Jar
Thomas Corner
This journal article discusses incorporation of the Winogradsky Column into high school science classrooms to demonstrate nutrient cycles and inter-relatedness of organisms in the environment. It ...

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Specific Strategies for Using the Jigsaw Technique for Working in Groups in Non-Lecture-Based Courses
Barbara J. Tewksbury
This article in the Journal of Geological Education describes a teaching strategy called the jigsaw technique. The article uses 13 steps to explain how to use this technique, as well as critical ...

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Centennial Field Guide Volume 2: Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America
Stanley S. Beus
This volume is a collection of field guides to 100 sites of geological interest within the intermountain states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico as well as the northern third of ...

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Sawdust, Spawn, and Shiitake
Van T. Cotter, Carol J. Lanphear-Cook
This journal article introduces a high school exercise that deals with shiitake, a fungus that plays an important role in the forests of Asia as a decomposer of recently dead trees and in agriculture ...

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The Thinking Series/ Inquiry and Learning: Realizing Science Standards in the Classroom
John Layman, George Ochoa, Henry Heikkinen
Using national science standards, this 60-page book addresses the question "How does standards-based science instruction look and feel in the classroom?" (p. x) This book presents snapshots ...

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Explore the World Using Protozoa
O. Roger Anderson, Marvin Druger
This book contains 28 hands-on investigations that use protozoa to model macroscopic ecological and biological processes--such as symbiosis, succession, and feeding strategies. Featuring activities ...

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The Life of Sergei Winogradsky
Thomas Corner
This journal article describes the life history of Sergei Winogradsky, the "Father of Soil Microbiology." It discusses the two phases of his scientific career and highlights his major ...

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