Why American Marine Stations?:The Teaching Argument

@article{Benson1988WhyAM,
  title={Why American Marine Stations?:The Teaching Argument},
  author={Keith Rodney Benson},
  journal={Integrative and Comparative Biology},
  year={1988},
  volume={28},
  pages={7-14}
}
  • K. Benson
  • Published 1 February 1988
  • Education
  • Integrative and Comparative Biology
SYNOPSIS: Traditionally, historians have stressed the influence of European laboratories on the development of American marine stations. While there is some justification for this interpretation, more attention must be directed at the original teaching imperative for marine studies. Several marine stations emerged in the 1870s with no direct influence from Europe and with a complete commitment to the education of secondary school teachers. Later in the century and early in the twentieth century… 
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