CSTAR: Why is research so important?
Amy Calderon – Smithsonian Marine Station
Textbooks are the compilation of the results from research studies and new discoveries. Using Cyanobacteria as an example, it is important to validate the findings and study the environmental and health benefits of the natural products of organisms. Apply the knowledge from the classroom and go and explore to see what you might discover!
Lesson Plan Components - Why is research so important? (Target audience is middle school science students)