First Edition   ©2016

Discovering Biological Science I

Laboratory Manual for Introductory Biology

John S. Peters (College of Charleston) , Brian R. Scholtens (College of Charleston)

  • ISBN-10: 0-7380-9133-2; ISBN-13: 978-0-7380-9133-4; Format: Spiral Bound

Cycle of Learning
Labs are also structured around the cycle of learning which is not only informed by learning theory but also models the process of scientific discovery. 

Peters_Cycle of Learning

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Practicing Inquiry
Early Practicing Inquiry labs explore biological concepts and processes while developing student’s scientific inquiry skills.

Performing Inquiry
In Performing Inquiry labs, students build on knowledge obtained from the previous labs to make more decisions about the focus, design, and analysis of lab explorations.

Peters_Performing Inquiry
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