Primary Literature as a Basis for a High-School Biology Curriculum.

@inproceedings{Yarden2001PrimaryLA,
  title={Primary Literature as a Basis for a High-School Biology Curriculum.},
  author={Anat Yarden and Gilat Brill and Hedda Falk},
  year={2001}
}
Textbooks, research news from the media, and review articles from popular journals are the most common sources of texts used for high-school biology education. We attempted to adopt primary literature as a means of developing scientific literacy among high-school biology majors. For that purpose, we developed and implemented a primary literature-based curriculum in developmental biology. The process of adapting original research articles to the high-school level, as well as a conversational… CONTINUE READING

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