BMCI 2006

Module Outlines

Title

** Preface** - explains the general
topic and its interest (one paragraph); the mathematics required (i.e.
algebraic operations, matrices, deductive and inductive reasoning, etc.)for the
module; the biology required (i.e elementary genetics, DNA, RNA, etc.) for the
module; whether calculators or computers are necessary and/or desirable; and
what is provided in the module (i.e assessments, transparencies, etc.).

** How
to Use the Module** - grade levels appropriate for material, level of student background,
format of module, references, expected number of days and amount of material
per day, where to implement it within existing math or biology material,
relevant math and science standards, etc.

Main
Body of Module (each lesson is assumed to take no more than 35 minutes +
questions from preceding lesson:

** Introduction** - history of problem/area,
application interests, basic definitions needed, etc.

*Lesson
1*: Motivation for first lesson - short
exercises, games, etc.

Basic material

Guidance for the teacher as
a sidebar

Questions and extensions for
advanced students

Homework assignment

*Lesson
2-3*: Material using both math and biology

Guidance for the teacher as a sidebar

Questions and extensions for
advanced students

Homework assignments

*Lesson
4-5*: Wrap up and Assessment

*References*

* *

*Glossary*

* *

*Transparencies*

* *

*Any
extras*

Use
plenty of pictures and details.