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Name: What Happened to the Dolphins?
ID: m22141
Language: English (en)
Summary: This case study is based on the 1978 – 1988 Bottlenose dolphin die-offs along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. It demonstrates nature of science, as new information evolved theories change. New observations lead to more sophisticated inferences, as more observations are carefully recorded, better inferences can be made.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Biology, Dolphins, Morbillivirus, Nature of Science, Red Tide
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Sarah Burkett (sfburket@mail.usf.edu)
Copyright Holders: Sarah Burkett (sfburket@mail.usf.edu)
Maintainers: Sarah Burkett (sfburket@mail.usf.edu)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Apr 18, 2009 5:57 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 18, 2009 10:42 pm -0500

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Version: 1.1 Apr 18, 2009 10:42 pm -0500 by Sarah Burkett
Changes:
Modified procedure because certain images did not upload. Added a fact sheet to accommodate for lack of images. Original reference did not upload. Those were manually added. 

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