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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 128.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and quotes from scientists and educators alike. The layout, rich with illustrations, sample student work, and callouts, is a powerful complement to the encouraging and detail-oriented text. One of the biggest concerns for teachers who want their students to engage in more authentic science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 116–123.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., known as authentic science, has gained recognition for its effectiveness in the classroom, it has not been widely applied to teach evolution. We describe how an authentic science approach can be used to teach evolution by natural selection, and provide a formula for the development of such programs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 256–268.
Published: 01 April 2019
... ideal case study for students learning fundamentals of soil and plant interactions. Soils and biochar are accessible, are connected to global issues such as agriculture and climate change, and are the focus of ongoing research in soil science. These classroom experiments promote authentic science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 74–86.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Amy Lark; Gail Richmond; Louise S. Mead; James J. Smith; Robert T. Pennock Recent reforms in K-16 science education advocate for the integration of science content and practice. However, engaging students in authentic science practices can be particularly challenging for certain subjects such as...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
... solve problems and understand how authentic science is done. We outline how student interests drive the development and presentation of science fair projects and discuss each component of a science fair project to reflect the practices and nature of science and how we support students along the way. The...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 190–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
...://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/ . Chinn, C.A. & Malhotra, B.A. ( 2002 ). Epistemologically authentic inquiry in schools: a theoretical framework for evaluating inquiry tasks . Science Education , 86 , 175 – 218 . Davtyan, M. , Brown, B. & Folayan, M.O. ( 2014 ). Addressing Ebola-related...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 February 2018
... addresses these goals by engaging students in parallel selection experiments with biological and digital model organisms. These activities address multiple learning objectives in the AP Biology Curriculum Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards while engaging students in authentic science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 549–559.
Published: 01 September 2016
... authentic science. To foster the pedagogical practice of incorporating models in argumentative contexts, we introduce an approach called “Science Negotiation Pedagogy.” We show how models can support argumentation practices in science classrooms in six phases of action: (1) create a driving question; (2...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 452–457.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jesse Wade Robinson; Jesse Wade Robinson; Jesse Wade Robinson; James C. Nieh; James C. Nieh; James C. Nieh; Eben Goodale; Eben Goodale; Eben Goodale Many high school science students do not encounter opportunities for authentic science inquiry in their formal coursework. Ecological field studies...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Joan Petersen; Patrick Chan A partnership between a community college biology professor and a local high school teacher was established to engage high school students in authentic microbiology research. High school students isolated actinomycetes from soil samples and tested them for their ability...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 676–678.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Kristin L. Cook; Sarah B. Bush; Karen Karp While a wealth of research exists examining elementary teachers' and students' alternative conceptions about science and offering recommendations for teacher preparation to include an emphasis on supporting conceptual change, this article presents a useful...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 234–241.
Published: 01 April 2019
... science best when they are actively engaged in pursuing answers to authentic and relevant questions. We present an activity teachers can use in the classroom to introduce the concepts of species richness and diversity. We break down the history and logic behind the two primary statistical tools ecologists...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 53–57.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Eve A. Humphrey; Andrew C. Merwin; Miray Tekkumru-Kisa With increasing focus on active learning in college classrooms, many institutions of higher education are redesigning introductory laboratory classes to provide more active-learning opportunities for students and to more authentically recreate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 417–422.
Published: 01 August 2019
... promotes students' deep learning about phenomena via engagement in authentic scientific practices. Some university instructors have begun to facilitate MBI in their courses, notably those aimed at aspiring K–12 science educators who, per the Next Generation Science Standards, are encouraged to implement...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 40–46.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Catherine L. Quinlan Image analysis of African rock art creates a unique opportunity to engage in authentic explorations of science and culture using rock art images as data. African rock art and its context provide insights into the intersection of science, scientific research, research ethics...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 169–174.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jeff Eble; John Pecore Student participation in authentic research, as citizen scientists, can improve classroom engagement, achievement of learning objectives, and perceptions of science. We present DNA barcoding of invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans) prey as an example student citizen-science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Aakanksha Angra; Siu Lung Ng; Alison Onstine; Chrissy Spencer Current trends in education include offering students authentic experiences that generate broad interest, develop their cognitive flexibility, and prepare them to be scientifically literate members of society. We present a three-part...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 492–500.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the process of science and helps them gain mastery of relevant scientific practices, but also simplifies and streamlines the instructor's process of designing and implementing an authentic research experience in a biology lab course. We used this pedagogical framework to design an authentic research...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 334–339.
Published: 01 May 2019
... science “in the field” and integrate scientific practices, such as the scientific method and inquiry, in an authentic research experience. Participants develop their scientific reasoning skills through creation of research questions and interpretation of results. They learn experimental technique, build...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Kalee E. Rumfelt; Nicole E. Wonderlin; Daniel Hulbert; Peter J. T. White In recent years, providing authentic and unique research experiences for undergraduates has become increasingly important, yet many educational institutions struggle to provide their students with such experiences. Engaging...