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High School Science

Contributor: Mary Edmunds, Detroit Public Schools

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Developing a unit on biotechnology and DNA extraction This resource outlines a unit that explores issues related to King Tut and the Jefferson/Hemings controversy as a way to draw students and parents into the topic of biotechnology and DNA extraction.
Discouraging plagiarism This document gives several suggestions on how teachers can discourage plagiarism by the way they assign and assess research papers.
Safety in the science laboratory This resource is designed to help you develop safe laboratory procedures and to protect you from liability issues that may arise.
Websites for planning secondary science lessons Here is an annotated list of websites to help teachers plan lessons in biology, chemistry, Earth science and physics.