Crayons, Anoles, and a College Education

Writing on the blog Cultured Vultures, Karl Koweski reports on a community college classroom exercise that involves coloring in anole ecomorphs and Caribbean anoles with different colored crayons. Surprisingly, he’s not thrilled about it.

About Jonathan Losos

Professor and Curator of Herpetology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. I've spent my entire professional career studying anoles and have discovered that the more I learn about anoles, the more I realize I don't know.

One thought on “Crayons, Anoles, and a College Education

  1. Don’t discount coloring writ-large. This particular activity is bilge water, but coloring can be a great way to learn anatomy and physiology. I believe that was a core teaching tool in the intro classes at my undergrad.

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