TITLE

Biology Education: Under the Microscope

AUTHOR(S)
McComas, William
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Oct2007, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses biology teaching in high schools. Statistics indicate biology is the most popular science subject in high school. The author notes the similarity in biology curriculums at the middle school, high school, and college levels. He suggests biology courses are split between biological fundamentals and taxonomic principles but should be separated into natural history and biological foundations. He suggests inquiry-based teaching reflects scientific method.
ACCESSION #
26962873

 

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