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Investigating Ecosystems as a Blended Learning Experience

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Science  28 Jun 2013:
Vol. 340, Issue 6140, pp. 1537-1538
DOI: 10.1126/science.1229908

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Learning by inquiry, collaboration, and design are the central didactic principles of the software developed by the Science Created by You (SCY) project. In SCY technology-enhanced learning environments, or SCY missions, students learn by creating products that they can share and discuss with their peers. In order to do this, they make use of textual or multimedia learning materials and perform physical and virtual experiments.