The Case of Lobster Shell Diseaseby: Shawna Hollen, Jaime L. Toney, Daniel Bisaccio, Karen Marie Haberstroh, and Timothy Herbert

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The authors combined content-driven and inquiry-based lessons into the framework of problem-based learning. These older elementary students explored a local problem of lobsters infected by lobster shell disease.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
7/1/2011

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  • on Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:32 PM

The authors present an overview of a PBL project where they worked hard to integrate science knowledge along the lines of the State Standards and continual student assessment. To provide a better idea of how the unit progressed, they focused on one of the topics investigated. I do not see where, based on the information presented, inquiry was a part of the process but it could be a matter of interpretation or presentation. Interesting lesson I would recommend anyone who would like an idea of how to being a PBL project check this out!

Tina Harris  (Bloomington, IN)
Tina Harris (Bloomington, IN)


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