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Jennifer Nelson
School of Medicine
University at Buffalo

Clyde Freeman Herreid
Department of Biological Sciences
University at Buffalo


We are a recipient of a 2004 National Dissemination grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Undergraduate Education and has been cited as a source for model case studies by the National Research Council and the American Association for the Advancement of Science



Keywords: 2004 National Dissemination grant, National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF, National Science Digital Library, NSDL, American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, National Research Council, NRC, Biology2010
Topical Area: web20
Educational Level: web20
Formats: web20
Type/Method: web20
Language: web20
Subject Headings: Biotechnology   Agriculture   Botany / Plant Science   Genetics / Heredity  
Date Posted: 3/5/2010
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The answer key doesn't actually include the answers to the 10 questions. As an ap bio teacher using this in my lower level class, I worry that I may be looking for too much detail. It would be nice to see the answers that were suggested as right, and it would save me time from having to make the key myself. I like this case though.


Editor’s Reply: This particular case was an early entrant into the case collection (published 2002); while the questions are not addressed specifically in the key, the main issues are addressed in the teaching notes and answer key together.

Nicole Weber
Highland High School
Highland IN

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