preparing Students for Authentic Science

Dolan, Erin L.; Lally, David J.; Brooks, Eric; Tax, Frans E.
October 2008
Science Teacher;Oct2008, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p38
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Partnership for Research and Education in Plant (PREP), a research initiative allowing students to conduct research regarding plant genes. The authors note the interest of students in conducting legitimate research and discuss the use of the plant Arabidopsis in classroom experiments in which student grow mutated varieties of plants to investigate plant genes. PREP offers Internet resources and the opportunity for collaboration in research.


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