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Ecological Core Concepts

Discipline Specific Core Concepts Classifications
Applied ecology (200)
Communities (136)
Ecosystems (114)
Human impacts (296)
Individuals (67)
Interspecific interactions (156)
Landscapes and larger scales (62)
Populations (181)
The science of ecology (156)

View Resource Literature circles as active learning packets for use in the natural sciences: Transforming traditional supplemental instruction into guided study

At Paul Smith's College, we have worked to transform the model of weekly SI (supplemental instruction) into GSG (Guided Study) for General Ecology (Bio 210). We modified literature circle worksheets based off of the work of Harvey Daniels to be used in the natural sciences. We then created a step-by-step instructional framework to implement literature circles in the natural sciences. This...