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Gorongosa Data Activities
Kim Parfitt describes two activities (now merged into the activity “Scientific Inquiry and Data Analysis Using WildCam Gorongosa”) associated with the WildCam Gorongosa project. She also discusses a short film on lion populations in Gorongosa that she uses to introduce the topic.
In this video Educator Voices post, hear from St. John Fisher College professor Kaitlin Bonner about how she uses a publicly available data set, along with BioInteractive’s elephant resources, to have her students investigate data.
Explore what scientific ethics are and how they relate to science as a process with this article from Davenport University professor Melissa Haswell, in which she discusses how she developed a scientific ethics course.
In order to develop complex scientific explanations, students need to have many opportunities to grapple with a concept. In this Educator Voices article, hear how Amy Fassler uses a sequence of resources in a process called “curriculum spiraling.”