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Uno, Gordon [1], Sundberg, Marshall [2], Adams/, Catrina [3].

Planting Inquiry in Science Classrooms.

Science practices play prominent roles in the Next Generation Science Standards, the revised AP Biology Curriculum, and undergraduate teaching reform efforts. In this interactive workshop, we share simple yet effective techniques to help students develop skills ranging from generating questions based on observations of the usual and unusual to exploring alternative explanations. Leave with tested examples, ideas for using them in your own classroom, and increased confidence to up the ante on student-centered learning or introduce inquiry into what you already do. Workshop participants receive a print copy of Inquiring About Plants: A Practical Guide to Engaging Science Practices.

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1 - University Of Oklahoma, Department Of Botany And Microbiology, 770 Van Vleet Oval, Norman, OK, 73019, USA, 405/325-6281
2 - Department Of Biological Sciences, 1912 Briarcliff Ln, EMPORIA, KS, 66801, USA, 620/341-5605
3 - Botanical Society of America, PO Box 299, St. Louis, MO, 63166, USA

student-centered learning
science practices.

Presentation Type: Workshop
Session: WS08, Planting Inquiry in Science Classrooms
Location: 106/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Date: Sunday, July 31st, 2016
Time: 10:15 AM
Number: WS08001
Abstract ID:26
Candidate for Awards:None

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