You should just trust your STEM students. Sure, a small number might cheat, but why punish the good students because of the actions of a few. Clarissa also talked about how to make your science classes a caring and rich learning environment. Also some very interesting discussions about Stacey Lowery Bretz’ article challenging the value of first year labs in science courses.

Clarissa’s website which contains her syllabi in case you’re wondering how this would work.

Stacey Lowery Bretz, Evidence for the Importance of Laboratory Courses, Journal of Chemical Education, 2019, 96, 193-195

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