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A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Activities & Classroom Projects

Evelyn Fox Keller
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 150 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Cell Model

Just like Barbara and other scientists mentioned in the book worked with cells, have the students "work" with cells. Have students make a model of a cell. They many use any type of materials they find suitable to represent the different parts of a cell. Have the students present their models to the class and explain their work.

2. Assistant Professor

Barbara was made an assistant professor at the University of Missouri thanks to Lewis Stadler. Have the students choose to be an "assistant...

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