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Biology eAcademy: SmartScience Demonstration & Exploration

History of SmartScience – http://www.smartscience.net/SmartScience/SmartScience.html English: Students completing a lab experiment in Fisher Hall. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) What makes a great science lab experience? Edmund Hall wrote a book on science on teaching science – gave an ideal vision.  A good … Continue reading

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Biology eAcademy: Further Discussions on Teaching with Simulations

Students in the incubation room at the Woodbine Agricultural School, New Jersey (Photo credit: Center for Jewish History, NYC) The group seems to have come to a consensus tha tthe online “labs” are really simulations and not labs. They can … Continue reading

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Biology eAcademy: Introduction to Virtual Labs

Figure 3 (Photo credit: Libertas Academica) Bob Deshamais and Paul Narguizian Paul is from Cal State LA. He was hired as “Biology Educator” – he focuses on education. They are focusing on GE Biology – they have a plant and … Continue reading

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Biology eAcademy: SmartSciece and Virtual Labs

Charles Darwin as a young man, probably before the Gal├ípagos visit (Photo credit: Wikipedia) An Introduction to SmartScience and Virtual Labs Teaching Commons Robert Deshamais has been working on online labs since the 90s. He started building PC software and then moving it … Continue reading

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