Focusing on function: Thinking below the surface of complex natural systems
C. E. Hmelo-Silver, R. Jordan, L. Liu, S. Gray, M. Demeter, S. Rugaber, S. Vattam, and A. Goel. 2008 Science Scope v. 31, n. 9, pp. 27-35.

This article discusses the value of structure-behavior function thinking in helping students learn about complex natural systems. It is set in the context of learning about aquarium ecoystems.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Journal ArticleKeywords: aquariums, structure-behavior-function thinking