The nature of science concepts above should be integrated into the Zoology student learning maps throughout the school year. The nature of science is 25% of the FCAT and is critical for our students understanding of what science entails. These skills are also essential for success in college preparatory courses, advanced placement courses and on college entrance exams. Completion of formal laboratory reports is expected. A minimum of 18 laboratory experiments or investigations must be completed per course.
texbook, teacher created, student conducted, virtual lab experiments or investigations, lab apparatus/equipment, manipulatives, technology, models, scientific magazines, internet, software programs, etc.