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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.144
Published: 01 February 2017
...: Packer et al., 2001 ). Additionally, discussion can focus on the types interactions among students (e.g., cooperation, arguing, scrounging) and the specific tasks of individuals (e.g., discussion leader, data collector, scribe) within nodes and how these behaviors relate to other species. Evolution...
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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. 2015; 776432–438 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.432
Published: 01 August 2015
...Mohammad A. Abu Baker; Sara E. Emerson; Joel S. Brown We present a practical field exercise for ecology and animal behavior classes that can be carried out on campus, using urban wildlife. Students document an animal's feeding behavior to study its interactions with the surrounding environment. In...
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Bar graphs depicting grass shrimp <b>behavior</b>. Students recorded the <b>behavior</b> ...
Published: 01 March 2016
Appendix Figure 5. Bar graphs depicting grass shrimp behavior. Students recorded the behavior of the shrimp in a normal setting (Undisturbed Trial) and when disturbances were created in the aquarium using items such as spoons and nets to stir up the water (Disturbed Trial). The name of the Appendix Figure 5. Bar graphs depicting grass shrimp behavior. Students recorded the behavior of the shrimp in a normal setting (Undisturbed Trial) and when disturbances were created in the aquarium using items such as spoons and nets to stir up the water (Disturbed Trial). The name of the More
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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; 805359–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.359
Published: 01 May 2018
...McKenzie L. Doup Children today do not spend as much time outside as they did in previous generations; consequently, they are not building connectedness to nature and are less likely to engage in pro-environmental behaviors. Environmental education is one way to ameliorate this problem. However...
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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; 798661–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.661
Published: 01 October 2017
... laboratory module, students make observations and develop their own research questions, then design, execute, analyze, and present the results of their hypothesis-driven experiments investigating the behavior of Caenorhabditis elegans , a relatively inexpensive and tractable model organism. Our experience...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.159
Published: 01 February 2017
... the complex processes involved in bird behavior. The book would be appropriate at the college level in courses such as ornithology, animal behavior, and neuroscience. Advanced high school students with a good grasp of biological concepts and the ability to understand sophisticated language would...
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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
...Appendix Figure 5. Bar graphs depicting grass shrimp behavior. Students recorded the behavior of the shrimp in a normal setting (Undisturbed Trial) and when disturbances were created in the aquarium using items such as spoons and nets to stir up the water (Disturbed Trial). The name of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779681–688 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.6
Published: 01 November 2015
... process of science by asking them to develop behavioral bioassays to test the response of aquatic macroinvertebrates to various pollutants. Students begin with literature review and hypothesis generation on an open-ended question; continue through experimental design, data collection, and analysis; and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769609–614 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.7
Published: 01 November 2014
...-based laboratory module that uses guided inquiry to integrate the concepts of animal behavior and population biology into an issue of both local and global relevance. The issue associated with this module is “What should be done about invasive crayfish?” Students investigate plausible reasons why...
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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; 769595–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.5
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erika T. Machtinger Hands-on activities with live organisms allow students to actively explore scientific investigation. Here, I present activities that combine guided inquiry with direct instruction and relate how nutrition affects the physiology and behavior of the common housefly. These...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 767460–465 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.7.8
Published: 01 September 2014
...Emily G. Weigel; Michael DeNieu; Andrew J. Gall This lesson is designed to teach students that behavior is a trait shaped by both genes and the environment. Students will read a scientific paper, discuss and generate predictions based on the ideas and data therein, and model the relationships...
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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...