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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795351–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.351
Published: 01 May 2017
... aktueller Motivation in Lern- und Leistungssituationen [QCM: A Questionnaire on Current Motivation in Learning and Achievement Situations] . Diagnostica , 47 , 57 – 66 . doi: 10.1026//0012-1924.47.2.57 Roberts, R. ( 1997 ). Anyone for ecology? Journal of Biological Education , 31 , 240 – 244...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1963; 254267–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4440341
Published: 01 April 1963
...Robert A. Vines Pros and Cons of Science Field Trips * Robert A. Vines, Spring Branch Independent School District, Houston 12, Texas "Biology field trips may be quite bothersome." This is the experience of most biology teachers, and the author, a Science Supervisor, discusses the pros and cons of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802144–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.144
Published: 01 February 2018
...., 2014 ), so we reserve this until the end, well after the phylogenetic tree is built. References Baum, D. & Smith, S. D. ( 2012 ). Tree-Thinking: An introduction to phylogenetic biology . Greenwood Village, CO : Roberts & Co . Baum, D. A. , Smith, S. D. , & Donovan, S...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79168–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.68
Published: 01 January 2017
... teaching them to identify saw palmetto. Similarly, the absence of additional vines or trifoliolate plants on our list would make it unlikely that students would truly learn the distinguishing features of poison ivy. Without lengthening our plant list, we needed a way to encourage a greater level of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 74153–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.1.11
Published: 01 January 2012
... Robert Hughes (1987) , who wrote a detailed history of Australia's penal colonies, Britain was attempting to deal with its overcrowded prisons and social unrest by sending repeat offenders and political prisoners (mainly Irish dissidents) as far away as possible. These men and women were put to work...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 703153–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163228
Published: 01 March 2008
... simulation, environment seems to be associated solely with competition for food. The simulation implies that each type of finch is restricted to a specific type of seed but studies, initially by Lack (1947) and then Robert Bowman (1963), indicated that each species of finch tended to eat a range of foods...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 586340–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450174
Published: 01 September 1996
... tree construction. Steven Brewer and Robert Hafner (Westem Michigan Univ.) Wading Bird - (First Review -- general biology) a new software modules designed as an individual-oriented simulation of a Wading Bird Nesting Colony. Wilfried Wolff (KFA - Julich, Germany) DNA Electrophoresis - (Extended...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 584242–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450135
Published: 01 April 1996
... are cut in the foam insulation, temporary wet mounts and permanent slide preparations can be mounted and observed. We have also used this activity to introduce a study of cell structure. Students prepare temporary mounts of slivers of cork and then compare their observations with Robert Hooke's...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1991; 538467–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449371
Published: 01 November 1991
... nineteenth century 31 The organization of science and technology in France, 1808-1914 1980 Biology, History & Louis Pasteur A New Approach to Teaching Science Robert Hendrick I. Science & History As the readers of this journal are undoubtedly aware, there is a crisis occurring in American science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1966; 285367–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441355
Published: 01 May 1966
... 6 Strobbe, Maurice A., January, 1962. Utilizing local resources in the teaching of high school biology. American Biology Teacher, Vol. 24, No. 1. Strobbe 1 24 American Biology Teacher 1962 7 Vines, Robert A., April, 1963. Pros and cons of science field trips. American Biology Teacher...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1982; 44133–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447388
Published: 01 January 1982
... Please Don't Eat The Daisies (A Guide to Harmful Plants) C. Robert Manor THE SUICIDE OF SOCRATES by poison hemlock is a familiar tale. Curiously, the usage of common names for plants has created some confusion concerning his deadly potion. The culprit is not, as many people believe, the stately evergreen...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1999; 613228–231 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450656
Published: 01 March 1999
... another by his wife, Rhonda Roland Shearer (1996), on the factual aspects of DNA. There is also a great article by Robert Root-Bernstein (1996) questioning just how solid the evidence for the Watson- Crick structure is and examining other forms DNA can take. This issue is a real treasure, but it remained...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1998; 604258–262 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450468
Published: 01 April 1998
..., hospital staff placed heated irons into bowls of vine- gar. Although the primary reason was to "freshen" the air, the secondary result proved to discourage the proximity of the Anopheles mosquito, a connection that would not come to light until 1902 with the work of Sir Ronald Ross. Union medical records...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 598539–540 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450373
Published: 01 October 1997
... students. Laurel B. Roberts, Ph.D Department of Biological Sciences University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15260 PALEOBIOLOGY & EVOLUTION Privileged Hands: A Scientific Life. By Geerat J. Vermeij. 1997. W. H. Freeman and Co. (41 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10010). 297 pp. Hardback $23.95. More than a few...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1965; 276499–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441019
Published: 01 August 1965
... science books for elementary school children. Also a de- scription of the AAAS Traveling Library Program. Deason Hilary J. and Robert W. Lynn. An Inexpen- sive Science Library. An extensive annotated bibliography of paperback science books for all academic levels. Dick, William E. Atomic Energy in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 587396–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450191
Published: 01 October 1996
... and architecture with garden scenes (Burke 1994). More- over, plants have inspired authors. Robert Frost wrote poetry about birch trees (Lathem 1975), Robert Burns compared his love to a red rose (Robbins 1993), and Mistress Mary's spirit was renewed in the secret garden (Burnett 1911). Despite the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1961; 233147–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4439529
Published: 01 March 1961
... before trying your home remedy, because after you use your remedy, it might be too late. Remember, that superstition is a way of thinking when you have no scientific facts on which to base your conclusion. Wilma J. Judie Dorothy Black Evelyn Y. Johnson Robert Twiggs Community Remedies No. of Students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1995; 573182–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449958
Published: 01 March 1995
... Elizabeth Mcintosh Robert Moss The concept of pH is an important one for our students. All of our exper- iments depend upon pH, and nearly every process in living cells depends upon the maintenance of a proper pH level, as enzymes will generally only function within a narrow pH range. Since the synthesis of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1956; 184159–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438798
Published: 01 April 1956
... are, for most of the States, works on the reptiles of the particular region in which a person lives. Field Trips to an Unusual Amphibian Habitat ROBERT G. HUDSON, Northeast High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania In using the frog as a representative form of amphibian life many biology teachers have...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1944; 66126–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4437496
Published: 01 March 1944
... Cleveland High School CHARLES TANZER, Bronx High School of Science ROBERT TOLLE, Stuyvesant High School Planning A Small City Garden LEE A. SOMERS Associate in Vegetable Gardening Extension, University of Illinois When we have a small city garden, the site has usually been fixed by circum- stances. It is...