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The website for the Virtual Laboratory contains a bold and direct statement: "Conventional teaching all too often accepts memorization and pattern recognition as true learning" After reading this statement, it makes sense that the goal of this site is "to help students to recognize, confront, correct, and expand their understanding of subject or a technique." The site contains five different sets of course materials that use interactive materials, short quizzes, and embedded demonstrations to assist students and teachers alike. One set of materials that should not be missed is in the Teaching & Learning Biology area. Here visitors will find links, fact sheets, and pedagogical suggestions for teaching a college-level biology course. Moving on, the Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything section contains a new perspective on how to reform the garden-variety general chemistry course.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > Physics
  • Education > General

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    Science -- Biological and life sciences,Chemistry,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928105635477T,Science -- Chemistry,Science -- Physics,Education,Science -- Instructional issues,Science,Life Science,Science -- Biology,Physics,NSDL

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