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Active Biology has fascinating challenges that ask you to use your creativity, interests, and expertise to complete challenges in the same way professionals do. You will learn about the incredible variety of organisms that inhabit the earth and how they have adapted to their environment. You will investigate competition among organisms and the process of natural selection. You will discover the factors that affect population size. And you will understand that the extinction of one organism can affect an entire ecosystem.
Coordinated Science for the 21st Century is an innovative core curricula assembled from four proven inquiry-based programs. This book comprises four units, viz., 1. Active Physics, 2. Active Chemistry, 3. Active Biology, and 4. Earthcomm. Each unit of this course has been designed and built on the National Science Education Standards. Each utilizes the same instructional model and the same inquiry-based approach.
Coordinated Science is an innovative core curricula assembled from three proven inquiry-based programs. It is supported by the National Science Foundation and was developed by leading educators and scientists. Unit 1, Physics, was developed by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Institute of Physics.
Integrated Coordinated Science for the 21st Century is an innovative core curricula assembled from four proven inquiry-based programs.
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