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Inquiry Biology A Laboratory Manual, Volume 1

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Series: Inquiry Biology Volume: 1
By: Mary Tyler(Author), Ryan W Cowan(Author), Jennifer L Lockhart(Author)
Inquiry Biology
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  • Inquiry Biology ISBN: 9781429292887 Paperback Nov 2012 Out of Print #200245
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As science becomes ever more important for solving present and future problems, it becomes ever more urgent that students be trained in the process of science. Laboratories in particular are a primary learning arena for acquiring a basic understanding of science. Science is discovery. It is not a set of “cook-book” instructions or “demonstrations.” It is the process of asking questions and seeking answers through hypothesis and experimentation. Science is learning through inquiry, and “inquiry-based” learning should therefore be at the core of any introductory science experience.

This introductory biology laboratory manual is inquiry-based-instructing in the process of science by allowing students to ask their own questions, gather background information, formulate hypotheses, design and carry out experiments, collect and analyze data, and formulate conclusions. It is designed for any sized introductory biology course, large or small.

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Laboratory Exercises

1. Introduction to Biology Through the Microscope
2. Observation and Classification Examining the Organisms of Pond Water
3. Environmental Biology Experimenting with Pond-Water Organisms
4. Peer Review Evaluating the Integrity of the Process
5. Cell Structure Examining Diversity and Function
6. Photosynthesis Experimenting with FabPlants
7. Cell Division Examining Mitosis and Experimenting with Bacteria
8. Meiosis Understanding Sex through Mendelian Genetics
9. Genetics Examining Inheritance Patterns through Punnett Squares
10. The Poster Session Presenting Research to the Community

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Textbook Out of Print
Series: Inquiry Biology Volume: 1
By: Mary Tyler(Author), Ryan W Cowan(Author), Jennifer L Lockhart(Author)
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