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Doing Science: The Process of Scientific Inquiry

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BSCS Development Team

Rodger W. Bybee, Principal Investigator
Mark V. Bloom, Project Director
Jerry Phillips, Curriculum Developer
Nicole Knapp, Curriculum Developer
Carrie Zander, Project Assistant
Lisa Pence, Project Assistant
Terry Redmond, Project Assistant
Ted Lamb, Evaluator
Barbara Perrin, Production Manager
Diane Gionfriddo, Photo Researcher
Lisa Rasmussen, Graphic Designer
Stacey Luce, Production Specialist

BSCS Administrative Staff

Carlo Parravano, Chair, Board of Directors
Rodger W. Bybee, Executive Director
Janet Carlson Powell, Associate Director, Chief Science Education Officer
Pamela Van Scotter, Director, Center for Curriculum Development

National Institutes of Health

Alison Davis, Writer (Contractor), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Irene Eckstrand, Program Director, NIGMS
Anthony Carter, Program Director, NIGMS
James Anderson, Program Director, NIGMS
Jean Chin, Program Director, NIGMS
Richard Ikeda, Program Director, NIGMS
Bruce Fuchs, Director, Office of Science Education (OSE)
Lisa Strauss, Project Officer, OSE
Dave Vannier, Professional Development, OSE
Cindy Allen, Editor, OSE

AiGroup Staff

Peter Charczenko, President
Judd Exley, Associate Web Designer/Developer
Anuradha Parthasarathy, Web Programmer/Developer
Matt Esposito, Web Programmer/Developer

SAIC Staff

Bach Nguyen, Project Manager
Steve Larson, Web Director
Doug Green, Project Lead
Tommy D’Aquino, Multimedia Director
Paul Ayers, Multimedia Developer
John James, Multimedia Developer
Jeff Ludden, Multimedia Programmer
Pat Leffas, Multimedia Programmer
Craig Weaver, 3D Modeler
Aaron Bell, 3D Animator
Rob King, Graphic Designer
David Kirkpatrick, Graphic Designer
Dave Nevins, Audio Engineer/Senior Web Developer
Jessica Butter, Senior Web Developer
Katie Riley, Web Developer
James Chandler, Web Developer/Usability Specialist
Abdellah Bougrine, Web Developer/Section 508 Specialist
Ginger Rittenhouse, Web Developer/Quality Assurance
Mary Jo Mallonee, Web Developer/Editor


Advisory Committee

Sally Greer, Whitford Middle School, Beaverton, Oregon
Vassily Hatzimanikatis, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Mary Lee S. Ledbetter, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts
Scott Molley, John Baker Middle School, Damascus, Maryland
Nancy P. Moreno, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Writing Team

Allison Aclufi, Berendo Middle School, Los Angeles, California
Michelle Fleming, Lasley Elementary School, Lakewood, Colorado
Michael Klymkowsky, University of Colorado, Boulder
Susan Laursen, CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder
Quinn Vega, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, New Jersey
Tom Werner, Union College, Schenectady, New York

Field-Test Teachers

Carol Craig, Killingly Intermediate School, Dayville, Connecticut
Janet Erickson, C.R. Anderson Middle School, Helena, Montana
Scott Molley, John Baker Middle School, Damascus, Maryland
Nancy Nega, Churchville Middle School, Elmhurst, Illinois
Kathy Peavy, Hadley Middle School, Wichita, Kansas
Donna Roberts, West Marion Junior High School, Foxworth, Mississippi
Erin Parcher-Wartes, Eagle School of Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
John Weeks, Northeast Middle School, Jackson, Tennessee

Cover Design

Salvador Bru and Medical Arts and Photography Branch, NIH

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