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Activity Description of "Living Or Nonliving"

Title Living Or Nonliving
Audience Grades 7-11. Biology, Life Science, Integrated Science
Abstract This is a constructivist lab activity which asks students to design and carry out experiments which will determine if samples supposedly received from space are living or nonliving. The activity is geared to first year bio students and requires usual biology lab equipment and materials.
Author Hopkins Kathryn
Email AEKMHopkin@aol.com
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Understandings about scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science Nature of scientific knowledge
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Matter, energy and organization in living systems
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