This project is developing and testing a website, software application, and supplemental instructional materials that use publicly accessible genomics data to foster scientific inquiry among high schools students. Outcomes for students and teachers include developing knowledge, skills, and understandings related to genetic inheritance; data investigation and analysis; the process of scientific inquiry; and collaboration.
About Me (Bio):
I am a developmental psychologist who has studied childrens' and teachers' understanding of data, including their use of real-time graphs. I also have developed strategies for incorporating more mathematics (especially statistics) into science centers, zoos, aquariums, and after-school settings. In my administrative life, I direct the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance and serve as the chair of the Maine STEM Collaborative.