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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796438–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.438
Published: 01 August 2017
...Stan Braude; Susan Margulis; E. Dale Broder The study of Animal Behavior is critically important in understanding our living world and is a major program within the NSF. For students, animal behavior projects offer the opportunity to explore original questions in a scientifically rigorous manner...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.680
Published: 01 November 2018
...Bruce Eichhorst Live-streaming Internet webcams focused on animal subjects generally are targeted at public audiences, but have the potential to be utilized by college students for studies on animal behavior and ecology. I describe how a bird feeder webcam provided a flexible and quality visual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.153
Published: 01 February 2018
... along with my own interest in animal behavior (what I studied as an undergraduate) propelled me through the book. I was struck by the attention to detail, with a variety of studies to illustrate and support each argument. As someone who has been away from this field for some time, I most appreciated the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802153–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.153b
Published: 01 February 2018
... requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 What does it mean to have cognition? Based on many studies of animal (including human) behavior, this...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79141–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.41
Published: 01 January 2017
... questions that could be addressed using this model (see Extensions below). Literature Cited – Cite a few research articles in the introduction and discussion using the format required by the journal Animal Behaviour . The References section should also use a consistent format for all references...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784323–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.323
Published: 01 April 2016
...Paige Littman; Janice Moore Viewing animal behavior in the wild is time consuming, can be costly, and often yields few results compared to the time required. This assignment encourages students to explore animal behavior through online videos while developing research and critical-thinking skills...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783226–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.226
Published: 01 March 2016
... grass shrimp in aquaria and construct an ethogram, which is a compilation of the observable behaviors an animal exhibits. They then conduct an experiment, just as real scientists would, to determine how changes in the environment alter shrimp behavior. This activity is designed for a fourth-grade...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768525–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.6
Published: 01 October 2014
...Russell A. Ligon; Adam G. Dolezal; Michael R. Hicks; Michael W. Butler; Nathan I. Morehouse; Tirupalavanam G. Ganesh The behavior of animals is an intrinsically fascinating topic for students from a wide array of backgrounds. We describe a learning experience using animal behavior that we created...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766417 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.10
Published: 01 August 2014
... . 2013 . Princeton University Press . (ISBN 9780691141961 ). 300 pp. Hardback. $27.95 . This very engaging and well-organized book tackles some of the fundamental questions in animal evolution and behavior by addressing questions such as “What does it mean to be a male or female in the animal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749657–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.11d
Published: 01 November 2012
... systems unknown to science before the navigational behavior of bees and pigeons led us to the discovery of such systems” (p. 33). I found the candor of the authors and their evident love for this subject and its intersection with human history fascinating and vitalizing. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.3
Published: 01 April 2011
... in the natural environment. The Animal Behavior Society recognizes children's books that portray animal behavior in an "accurate and compelling" manner ( http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABSEducation/ ), and these can complement hands-on studies. From an understanding of animal behavior will come (it...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 737431 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.7.11.b
Published: 01 September 2011
... book out as a gift, because the extensive photographs make it a gorgeous encyclopedia more than anything else. This book reveals many aspects about Arctic life that I had not stopped to consider. A brilliant set of pictures shows animals scavenging the remains of a beluga whale. The scavengers turn...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734228–231 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.8
Published: 01 April 2011
...Justin R. Lamanna; Perri K. Eason In this animal behavior laboratory, designed to promote a discovery-based approach to laboratory teaching, students first observe the study organism, which gives them the opportunity to decide what behaviors interest them. They work collaboratively to develop their...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 727437–443 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.7.9
Published: 01 September 2010
...Margaret A. Voss; Caren B. Cooper Students of animal behavior must learn to accurately define and quantify observations and to be aware of observational bias. We designed an introductory, college-level animal behavior laboratory that uses a free, online citizen-science project (CamClickr) to help...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 726384–385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.6.14.b
Published: 01 August 2010
.... Of special importance are recent investigations into the molecular biology, genetics, and animal behavior of ants that allow them to ““be seen in a new light”” and reveal ““a range of ways of life that for many years went unrecognized.”” In The Lives of Ants , the reader is confronted with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 728518–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.8.11.b
Published: 01 October 2010
...Lorelei Crerar © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 2 e-mail: lcrerar@gmu.edu Ant Encounters: Interaction Networks and Colony Behavior. By Gordon Deborah M. . 2010 . Princeton University Press (ISBN 9780691138794). 184 pages. Paperback. $$19.95. It...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 725320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.5.14
Published: 01 May 2010
... author attempted to anthropomorphize elephant behavior and make huge assumptions about how prior treatment led to the current behavioral traits the author observed in captive elephants. In one section, she writes about a recently acquired elephant at a sanctuary, The author writes as if she is inside...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 722128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.2.14.c
Published: 01 February 2010
...Cate Hibbitt © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 Animal Migration: Remarkable Journeys in the Wild . By Hoare Ben . 2009 . University of California Press . (ISBN 978-0-520-25823-5). 176 pages. Hardcover. $$34.95. Many animals move great distances over the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1985; 475270–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448048
Published: 01 May 1985
...). Man and animal in the zoo. New York: Delacorte Press. Hediger Man and animal in the zoo 1969 Maple, T.L., and Hoff, M.P. (1982). The go- rilla. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. Maple The gorilla 1982 Markowitz, H. (1982). Behavioral enrichment in the zoo. New York: Van...