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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (5): 351–364.
Published: 01 May 2017
... most of the time and in traditional ecosystems like forests or lakes. For this study, new teaching material has been developed that demonstrates the exploration of more special or “atypicalecosystems in biology classes. It combines working in a local vineyard with hands-on elements for school. By...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 229–233.
Published: 01 April 2019
... consumed it with gusto and propagated its seeds.” To understand present-day ecosystems in most parts of the world requires awareness of the fact that, as phrased by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876 , p. 150), “we live in a zoologically impoverished world.” On the question of why the tree was, with its...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 787–791.
Published: 01 November 2017
...............................2:93-F, 6:442-Rl, 6:442-OL Atypical ecosystems............................5:351-RL Biology research............................2:83-F Augmented reality............................3:176-F, 7:592-TT Cardia bifida............................5:417-TT Authentic research...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 639–641.
Published: 01 November 2014
... focused and relatively modest. Imagine how historical awareness might benefit a student who noted (not atypically): “I personally feel like the genes of organisms, especially those we consume, should not be tampered with” ( Clark, 2014 ). Views of GMOs could well be informed by a deeper understanding of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (4): 274–279.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... © 2013 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2013 Ecosystems have carrying capacities...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (1): 8–14.
Published: 01 January 2011
... at the Research Ranch in Arizona, a control area for comparison with adjacent grazed ranches. Considers fire, drought, grazing, herps, birds, and predation on grasshoppers and rodents. The Hidden Forest: The Biography of an Ecosystem by Jon R. Luoma Henry Holt, 1999 Luoma visits the Andrews...
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The American Biology Teacher (2000) 62 (8): 618–619.
Published: 01 October 2000
... disrupting the entire ecosystem. Caul- erpa taxifolia was cultivated for use as a lush, green alga for use as an ornamental species in salt water aquaria. Evidently (although a subject of con- siderable controversy as illustrated in the book) this variety was released near the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco...
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The American Biology Teacher (2000) 62 (8): 616–618.
Published: 01 October 2000
... THE AMERICAN BIOLOGY TEACHER, VOLUME 62, NO. 8, OCTOBER 2000 and displaced native species, thereby disrupting the entire ecosystem. Caul- erpa taxifolia was cultivated for use as a lush, green alga for use as an ornamental species in salt water aquaria. Evidently (although a subject of con- siderable...
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The American Biology Teacher (1989) 51 (6): 370–373.
Published: 01 September 1989
.... Nicolait Belize: the grand tour 1986 Rabinowitz, A. (1986). Jaguar. New York: Arbor House. Rabinowitz Jaguar 1986 Rutzler, K. & Macintyre, I.G. (1982). The Atlantic barrier reef ecosystem at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. I: Structure and com- munities. Smithsonian Contributions to the...
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The American Biology Teacher (1975) 37 (7): 432–434.
Published: 01 October 1975
.... Next, they were asked to describe the kind of population growth they would expect and to check their predictions with the graphical output of the computer. The ecology unit incorporated the two activities de- scribed above into an audiotutorial segment dealing with the ecosystem. First, at the...
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The American Biology Teacher (1975) 37 (7): 434–435.
Published: 01 October 1975
...). The inquiry guide is a paper-and- pencil problem-solving activity in which the students are given a series of biological statements; for exam- ple, "Water and energy are the principal limiting fac- tors to the life of an ecosystem." Their task is to deter- mine if the statement is acceptable or...
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The American Biology Teacher (1972) 34 (7): 425.
Published: 01 October 1972
... but no more than 10 pages each on ecology, genetics, and evolution. Some of the species, reagents, etc., re- ferred to seem atypical, perhaps by reason of the British authorship; there would be a need to interpret such words as treacle, sellotape, and watchpocket valve to students in the United States...
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The American Biology Teacher (1972) 34 (7): 425–426.
Published: 01 October 1972
... flowering plant but no more than 10 pages each on ecology, genetics, and evolution. Some of the species, reagents, etc., re- ferred to seem atypical, perhaps by reason of the British authorship; there would be a need to interpret such words as treacle, sellotape, and watchpocket valve to students in the...
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The American Biology Teacher (1972) 34 (7): 424–425.
Published: 01 October 1972
... mammal and the flowering plant but no more than 10 pages each on ecology, genetics, and evolution. Some of the species, reagents, etc., re- ferred to seem atypical, perhaps by reason of the British authorship; there would be a need to interpret such words as treacle, sellotape, and watchpocket valve to...