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Plastinated specimens can improve the conceptual quality of biology labs
American Biology Teacher (2002)
  • MD Stuart
  • Robert W Henry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Abstract
A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. Explains the benefits of using plastinated specimens on students' conceptual understanding. Argues for dropping the dissection component from introductory biology courses due to threatened animal populations and the high cost of providing some of the specimens. Describes how to use plastinated specimens in an investigative laboratory approach
Keywords
  • biology,
  • concept formation,
  • dissection,
  • higher education,
  • laboratory animals,
  • science activities,
  • science instruction,
  • science laboratories
Publication Date
2002
Citation Information
MD Stuart and Robert W Henry. "Plastinated specimens can improve the conceptual quality of biology labs" American Biology Teacher Vol. 64 Iss. 2 (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_henry1/34/