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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 40–46.
Published: 01 January 2019
... shows people bleeding from the nose and supporting their bodies on dancing-sticks has another significant feature that points to the special revelatory status of San rock art … these flecks probably depict something that is not seen by ordinary people. (p. 38) Nature of science NGSS culture...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 661–667.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Teaching . San Francisco : John Wiley & Sons . Aubusson, P. J. , Harrison, A. G. , & Ritchie, S. (Eds.). ( 2006 ). Metaphor and Analogy in Science Education . Netherlands : Springer Science and Technology Library . Encyclopædia Britanica . ( 2016 ). Cranial Nerve Anatomy...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 522–528.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Jungck, J. R. , Gaff, H. & Weisstein, A. E. ( 2010 ). Mathematical manipulative models: In defense of “Beanbag Biology.” CBE Life Science Education , 9 , 201 – 211 . NGSS Lead States . ( 2013 ). Next Generation Science Standards: For states by...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (5): 417–420.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Robert Kao Developing classroom activities that help promote students’ ability to synthesize and evaluate mechanisms of organ formation is important for their life-long learning in the life sciences. Here, I present several techniques that engage and gauge ( engauge ) students in middle school...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 776–779.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Pamela A. Marshall In this inquiry activity, community-level physiological profiling (CLPP) with EcoPlates is described to quantitatively depict the community of microorganisms situated in a natural environment. Students can develop their own hypotheses and carry out experimentation about the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (8): 583–586.
Published: 01 October 2013
... series of experiments. This activity fits the guidelines of “Understanding about the Nature of Science” of the Next Generation Science Standards ( http://www.nextgen.org ) and is applicable at all grades, depending on the amount of instructor input. I thank Drs. Kimberly Curlee and Bronwen Steel for...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 175–181.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-crossing social and ethical issues in biology arts in the natural sciences teaching for the affective domain Let one puppet voice creationist viewpoints, and the other puppet—a biologist—should respond to those ideas. The scientist puppet could discuss evidence for evolution, such as...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 416–420.
Published: 01 August 2020
... , N. , Berkowitz , A. , Caplan , B. , Esposito , R. , et al. ( 2018 ). Data jams . Science Teacher , 86 ( 2 ), 48 – 53 . Frazier , W.M. & Murray , K.B. ( 2009 ). Science poetry in two voices: poetry and the nature of science . Science Education Review , 8 ( 2...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 381–388.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Teachers African American scientists K–12 curriculum textbook nature of science NGSS cultural capital References Anderson , M. (ca. 1980 ). A compendium of African-American scientists and their contributions to the natural sciences (privately printed) . College of Arts and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 372–380.
Published: 01 August 2020
... unraveling epigenetics . Trends in Genetics , 27 , 116 – 125 . Cantone , I. & Fisher , A.G. ( 2013 ). Epigenetic programming and reprogramming during development . Nature Structural & Molecular Biology , 20 , 282 – 289 . Castillo-Fernandez , J.E. , Spector , T.D...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 308–314.
Published: 01 May 2020
... across all courses. Courses were categorized as primarily one of three categories: general education courses meeting the liberal arts requirements, service courses for other majors at the university (primarily nursing, exercise science, and human performance and fitness), and courses required to complete...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 218–226.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Science Achievement Score Female ( n ) Male ( n ) Book-writing 16 12 City 82.75 Botanical-garden 17 11 City 82.25 The students in the book-writing group had no previous experience with writing a book. Before writing their own book, they studied the “Nature Cards: Trees” and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... analyze data. Interdisciplinary Nature of Science Access and utilize publicly available climate data from an online database. Quantitative Reasoning; Modeling and Simulation Design and conduct a proper regression analysis that directly addresses the research question, tests the hypothesis, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... occurred around the mid-18th century ( Miller, 2014 ). Today, we can easily find examples of art and science intermingling to educate and entertain broad audiences about misunderstood or little-known organisms. Art in the natural sciences has evolved from traditional illustrations of form to many new...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 181.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Homo sapiens has shared with other species. We were pleased to find that Power Up comfortably straddles these categories, encouraging children's natural tendency toward exploration alongside accessible, holistic information about science and wellness. This author-illustrator duo also created the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 114–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Outreach , 2 , 393 – 404 . Akyol, G. , Tekkaya, C. , Sungur, S. & Traynor, A. ( 2012 ). Modeling the interrelationships among pre-service science teachers’ understanding and acceptance of evolution, their views on nature of science and self-efficacy beliefs regarding teaching evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 72–79.
Published: 01 February 2020
... consistently yields a falsely young radiocarbon “date” of a few thousand to a few tens of thousands of years, despite the fact that it is millions of years old. Science educators need to be aware of the details of these phenomena, to be able to advise students whose acceptance of biological evolution has been...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2019
...-I An Interdisciplinary Investigation of African Rock Art Images to Learn about Science & Culture: Blending Biology, Geology, History & Ethics.................................1.40-I Pancake Evolution: A Novel & Engaging Illustration of Natural Selection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 638–643.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joel Carlin Conservation employers have long valued the in-depth, highly technical training provided by graduate and undergraduate environmental science curricula. However, employers also highly value communication and critical-thinking skills beyond research science, especially the ability to make...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
... nonverbal communication . Cortex , 19 , 5 – 11 . Bishop, B.A. & Anderson, C.W. ( 1990 ). Student conceptions of natural selection and its role in evolution . Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 27 , 415 – 427 . Bowers, C. ( 2001 ). How language limits our understanding of...