Scientific Inquiry Course

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					       Scientific Inquiry Course

   Part of the core curriculum
   Theme for the course is evolution
   Focus this semester will be on birds
        Scientific Inquiry Course
   Students will explore phylogenetic questions
    using sequence comparisons in Biology
    Workbench
   They will construct and analyze the phylogenetic
    trees they create using the sequence data
   Through the comparison of the work of different
    student groups, they will explore the
    complexities of tree construction
        Scientific Inquiry Course
   Students will explore the relationship between
    levels of biological organization using resources
    on muscle structure found on the Web
   They will use the NCBI Entrez Web resources to
    examine the relationship between sequence data
    and structure
   They will access 3-D images of myoglobin
    molecules and will compare structures from
    different species

				
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