Checking your answers is an essential part of science, and yet many students skip this step, perhaps out of relief that the math is over. As scientists, often our habits of checking whether answers make sense are so ingrained that we don’t even realize the strategies we use automatically. This activity provides students with a set of strategies they can use to check their own answers in their biology and other courses. Students practice the answer checking strategies on a series of simple examples.
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