# [Bio-www] free online life sciences education resource update 05/28/15

Mark Lasbury via bio-www%40net.bio.net (by lasburymark1 from hotmail.com)
Thu May 28 08:09:44 EST 2015

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Good morning=2C=0A=
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Did you know that snails=0A=
determine whether hermit crabs live or die? They need asymmetry to survive=
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evolution tells us that symmetry implies good genes=2C so we see symmetry a=
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These are some of the recent stories we have addressed on a=0A=
free online resource developed to increase learner engagement and educator=
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content knowledge. As Many Exceptions As Rules tells the stories of organis=
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stories=2C the core concepts of the science are reinforced.=0A=
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The resource can be accessed at:   http://biologicalexceptions.blogspot.com=
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Posted weekly=2C each story includes pertinent vocabulary with=0A=
etymology=2C interesting questions to spark discussion=2C links to the repo=
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the latest research on the subject being discussed=2C and a list of online=
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include the story of left handers have more symmetric brains=2C and the maj=
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Fibonacci sequence determines the asymmetry of your lungs and how the maste=
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Mark E. Lasbury=2C MS=2C MSEd=2C PhD=0A=
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