Tag Archives: Cases/Activities

What’s the deal with fiddler crabs?

We have a new case study lesson that was published last week over at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. The center is run through the University of Buffalo and is supported by the National Science Foundation. … Continue reading

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Organic Compound case

Mysterious Death on the Greenway Instructors at MCC have designed a specific case study for biology students that allows the students to practice metric conversion problems, test for organic compounds, and use scientific inquiry to solve a mystery. The case … Continue reading

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The Return of Canis lupus case study

The Return of Canis lupus Although gray wolves once freely roamed North America, the gradual loss of their habitat from westward expansion and extermination programs led to their demise in the early 20th century. Many argue that predators such as … Continue reading

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Termite activity

Termites This research activity will allow students to test the consumption rates of landscape mulches by subterranean termites. Students will test what happens to the consumption rates after the termites spend time in a flooded environment.

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