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Paul Grobstein's picture

An experiment in biology (science?) education as conversation

Biology (science?) is normally taught by presenting material organized to survey existing understandings.  Could one instead more effectively teach biology (science?) conversationally,  by simply starting with some "interesting" thing, making connections to that, seeing what new questions emerge from those conversations, following those, and then repeating with a new "interesting thing" when conversation on the previous one peters out?

A case study: In snails and snakes, features to delight Darwin

Observations and discussion by those involved in the experiment below ....

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