TITLE

Modeling Natural Selection

AUTHOR(S)
Bogiages, Christopher A.; Lotter, Christine
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Feb2011, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains how to integrate a Wiki or Web site development and an inquiry activity into the discussion on natural selection in a biology class. The inquiry model assesses how the students understand and react to the concept. The students improved their test scores after creating a wiki because of the positive impact of their accomplishments.
ACCESSION #
58056707

 

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