TEACHING ALL VOLUMES SUBMIT WORK SEARCH TIEE
VOLUME 2: Table of Contents TEACHING ISSUES AND EXPERIMENTS IN ECOLOGY
ISSUES: FIGURE SETS

Figure Sets

These are published figures from peer-reviewed research journals and monographs that engage students in data analysis and critical thinking organized by teaching approach, Bloom's Taxonomy cognitive skills, class size, and time. The student-active approaches listed here are suggestions and examples; modify them as appropriate for your teaching.

Figure Set

Student-Active Approach

Cognitive Skill

Class Size/Time

(1) Evidence for Brazil Nut Allergen in Transgenic Soybeans (Nordlee et al. 1996) pairs share comprehension
analysis
evaluation
any/ 30 mins
(2) Bt Corn and Its Effect on Monarch Butterflies (Losey et al. 1999; Hellmich et al. 2001; Stanley-Horn et al. 2001) pairs check comprehension
analysis
synthesis
any/ 5 minutes
(3) How Engineered Genes Persist in Wild Populations (Arriola and Ellstrand 1997; Klinger and Ellstrand 1994) citizenís argument knowledge
comprehension
application
analysis
small to medium/ 1 hour
(4) Glyphosate Tolerant Soybeans (USDA NASS 2000, USDA NASS 1991-2000, Carpenter 2001) informal group work comprehension
analysis
synthesis
any/ 45 minutes
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