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Other

Description:

In this case study, designed to help break down stereotypes about scientists and engineers, students research the personal and professional lives of researchers in their field. The case was designed for use in high school to graduate courses in a variety of scientific disciplines, including molecular biology, biochemistry, geology, chemistry, psychology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, and anthropology. In the teaching notes, the authors provide lists of scientists for each of these disciplines as well as suggestions for classroom activities that can be used in various combinations to build on the students’ biographical research.

Subjects:

  • Computer Science > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,Molecular Biology,Medicine (General),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Mathematics,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Psychology,Science (General),Geology,Biology (General),Anthropology,Science Education,Life Science,Chemistry (General),Engineering (General),Computer Science,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110630165123451T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-046,Chemistry,Physics,Computing and Information,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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