Faculty Publications & Research

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Biology | Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Physiology | Science and Mathematics Education


Physiology and Disease students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora employ inquiry driven activities to improve their understanding and articulation of the discipline. Students make heart models and make correlations with heart rate, lung capacity and blood pressure measurements. Students seemed to gain a better understanding of the cardiovascular unit as reflected in their heart unit assessment scores.


Presented at Experimental Biology 2018



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