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The American Biology Teacher. 1999; 615326 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450690
Published: 01 May 1999
...Alta Sivon Lahner Copyright The National Association of Biology Teachers Letters Be Prepared To Answer Students' Questions About Biological Evolution Dear Editor: Since I began teaching biology in 1962, I have had students who were threatened by the ideas I presented in biology about the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1994; 567409–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449871
Published: 01 October 1994
...). Evolution versus creation- ism. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press. Zetterberg Evolution versus creationism 1983 Dininish Students' Resistance to Biological Evoluton Michael P. Clough S CIENTIFIC" creationism is not science, and it should not be given any credibility in the science classrooms of our...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 52282–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449041
Published: 01 February 1990
..., 47, 881-931. Walsh 881 47 Annual Review of Biochemistry 1978 Oxygen & Biological Evolution Mark A. Baugh Mark A. Baugh has been an analytical chemist for the past 17 years, seven of those in the pharmaceutical industry. He obtained a B.A. in biological science with'a concentration in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... intellectual value of biological concepts depend. Meaningful learning of evolution requires (1) that the students incorporate new knowledge into a cognitive structure linked with higher-order concepts; (2) a well-organized knowledge structure; and (3) a positive emotional attachment and identification...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817474–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.474
Published: 01 September 2019
... informs them about the dependence of cultural evolution upon biological evolution, and it connects widely to curricula. Effort grunting is a sound, best for a timing signal . Guide the students to this item by getting them to suggest and conclude that a visual signal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792135–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.135
Published: 01 February 2017
...Xana Sá-Pinto; Pedro Cardia; Rita Campos Sexual selection plays an important role in species evolution and speciation, and is fundamental to understanding of biological evolution. In the last decades, research on sexual selection helped understand its causes and impacts in species evolution, sexual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.72
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; 81112–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.12
Published: 01 January 2019
...Luke Appleton; Joshua Mackie We review software for exploring biological evolution from a fun and educational perspective. Our goal is to provide a background explanation of the methods used, terminology, and user experience, and learning outcomes of desktop and mobile evolutionary simulators...
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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
... Science Standard HS-LS4, Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ). Figure 3. Effect of paternal exposure on mating preference of limnetic (open circles) and benthic (filled circles) stickleback females. Symbols are mean estimates ± SE. Solid line indicates equal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 757476–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.7.6
Published: 01 September 2013
... approach to teach the fundamental, yet often misunderstood, concept of biological evolution. Figure 1. Histograms showing the “genotypes” of students under complete assortative mating. As expected, the frequencies of homozygotes increase from generation to generation. Figure 1. Histograms showing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76288–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.4
Published: 01 February 2014
... presentations on the second law and how life could evolve despite it. The principal concept is that biological information in macromolecules provides fresh insight into evolution in the earth’s thermodynamic system. Figure 1. (A) “I blame entropy” (after Thompson, 2012 ). (B) To bring about organization...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 675283–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451841
Published: 01 May 2005
... Evolution into the Teaching of Biological Classification MARTIN K. NICKELS CRAIG E. NELSON erhaps the most common-but ultimately self- defeating-approach in teaching about biological classification uses the arrangement of manufactured objects (hardware, furniture, whatever) in an attempt to illustrate the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80274–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.74
Published: 01 February 2018
... evolution. We describe Avida-ED, a research-based platform for digital evolution that overcomes many of the challenges associated with using biological model organisms in the classroom. We then report the findings of a nationwide, multiple-case study on classroom implementation of Avida-ED and its influence...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 597392–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450342
Published: 01 September 1997
...: A Portrait of the Island Continent 1988 Wallace, A.R. (1869). The Malay Archipeligo. London: Macmillan & Co. Wallace The Malay Archipeligo 1869 Biological Misfits as Evidence of Evoluton David Bardell A CCORDING to the mechanism of evolution pro- pounded by Darwin and Wallace...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802132–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.132
Published: 01 February 2018
...Janina Jördens; Roman Asshoff; Harald Kullmann; Marcus Hammann Understanding evolutionary change requires an integrated understanding of genetics and evolution, as well as interrelating concepts from different levels of biological organization. However, students' knowledge about genetics and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793241–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.241
Published: 01 March 2017
... scientists organize taxa into biologically meaningful, natural groups that illustrate important events in terrestrial plant evolution. The activity corresponds to several NGSS standards and is suitable for use in classroom or laboratory settings and as a public educational outreach activity. The Botanical...
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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
... quantifiable observations. Articulate what an adaptation means in a biological context. Apply lessons of experimental design to a novel behavioral system (e.g., pride formation in lions). Compare behaviors in different species with regard to the social context as well as their functions. NGSS...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777507–513 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.5
Published: 01 September 2015
...Abby Hafer Intelligent Design (ID) proposes that biological species were created by an intelligent Designer, and not by evolution. ID's proponents insist that it is as valid a theory of how biological organisms and species came into existence as evolution by natural selection. They insist...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.92
Published: 01 February 2018
.... ( 2003 ). Intentions and beliefs in students' understanding and acceptance of biological evolution . Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 40 ( 5 ), 510 – 528 . Smith, M. U. ( 2010 ). Current status of research in teaching and learning evolution: I. Philosophical/epistemological issues...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812127–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.127
Published: 01 February 2019
...Christopher W. Hoagstrom; Lin Xiang; Nicole Lewis-Rogers; Patrice K. Connors; Ami Sessions-Robinson; John F. Mull Active-learning approaches can improve understanding of core biological concepts. We describe a revised hands-on simulation for teaching evolution by natural selection, which focuses on...