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From city girl to naturalist


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This Science Short illustrates how scientists are shaped by their personal experiences in the context of research about fossil insects.



Life Science

5 minutes

Teaching tips:
Use multiple Science Shorts from different disciplines to illustrate how the same aspects of the nature and process of science play out in different research studies.

Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.

  • Scientists are influenced by their personal experiences and cultures.

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