Biomath in the Schools

Biomath in the Schools

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Even though contemporary biology and mathematics are inextricably linked, high school biology and mathematics courses have traditionally been taught in isolation. But this is beginning to change. This volume presents papers related to the integration of biology and mathematics in high school classes. The first part of the book provides the rationale for integrating mathematics and biology in high school courses as well as opportunities for doing so. The second part explores the development and integration of curricular materials and includes responses from teachers. Papers in the third part of the book explore the interconnections between biology and mathematics in light of new technologies in biology. The last paper in the book discusses what works and what doesn't and presents positive responses from students to the integration of mathematics and biology in their classes.Similarly, the biology teacher knows what biology is taught as part of the standard biology cur- riculum, what the AP biology ... Colorado, South Carolina and Georgia), in 16 biology courses (lower aamp; upper division honors biology, lower division general biology), 10 math ... This initial set of Computational Biology modules was field tested with classes ranging from 9th grade Biology to 12th grade Discreteanbsp;...

Title:Biomath in the Schools
Author:Margaret B. Cozzens, Fred S. Roberts
Publisher:American Mathematical Soc. - 2011-01-01


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