Students practice decision making strategies by analyzing case studies. They apply decision making skills to three case studies related to genetics.
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Science and Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease
Looking for a valuable resource on the spread of infectious diseases? Here is a lesson in which pupils simulate the spread of diseases and learn about how to prevent them from spreading. Class members read case studies about diseases,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Case Study Sunspot Activity and Its Affect on Climate Change
Is it possible that global warming might have natural causes? Scholars investigate the relationship between sunspot cycles and solar radiation in the second lesson of a four-part series on weather and climate. They look at graphs to...
7th - 12th Science
Examining the Human Impact on Coastal Areas and Predicted Consequences of Sea Level Rise Using a Case Study Approach
The case of the disappearing land! An engaging lesson asks learners to research a specific case study related to human impact on a specific coastal area. The particular environmental change focuses on the rising sea level and its affect...
9th - 12th Science
A Case Study Involving Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine
Using a hypothetical discussion between two coworkers broken up into four parts, budding biologists examine the flu shot and some of the typical arguments for and against it. The conversational nature of the reading makes it engaging and...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Amazon Adventure: a Case Study in Medical Technology And Bioethics
Students test problem-solving skills, the ability to see connections, and the ability to draw conclusions and inferences from information provided in a case study. Given a case study, they formulate a procedure and draw conclusions.
9th - 12th Science
Investigative Case: The Nancy Creek Challenge
Students examine a case study of fish kill in Nancy Creek and identify the environmental conditions that favor life in a fresh water ecosystem. They work in small groups to assess the situation and gather resources from various places in...
9th - Higher Ed Science