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Developing biological literacy : a guide to developing secondary and post-secondary biology curricula

Author: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study.
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., 1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this guide, we make three major recommendations: the content of biology must be unified by the theory of evolution; biology classes must provide opportunities for students to experience science as a process and to understand science as a way of knowing; and programs should help students develop biological literacy. These recommendations apply to high schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges"--Page vii.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study.
ISBN: 0787201936 9780787201937
OCLC Number: 34041785
Description: xix, 128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Developing biological literacy : an introduction --
2. Reforming biology education --
3. Understanding biological literacy --
4. Thinking about a contemporary biology program --
5. Unifying principles for biology --
6. Designing a contemporary biology program --
7. Developing biological literacy : a conclusion.
Responsibility: BSCS.

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"In this guide, we make three major recommendations: the content of biology must be unified by the theory of evolution; biology classes must provide opportunities for students to experience science as a process and to understand science as a way of knowing; and programs should help students develop biological literacy. These recommendations apply to high schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges"--Page vii.

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