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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
... Exercise in Hypothesis Formation............................4.229-OL Teaching Climate Science to Increase Understanding & Receptivity............................5.308-OL A Project-based Biology Unit: Star Athlete Collapses on the Football Field............................6.442-OL Learning from...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816442–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.442
Published: 01 August 2019
.... This unit was developed collaboratively with a southern university's college of education, its school of medicine, and teachers who participated in a professional development program. This unit is unique in that it integrates ultrasound technology as a teaching and diagnostic technique and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814297–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.297
Published: 01 April 2019
...-century synagogue features a floor mosaic of a zebra and a giraffe. The Zebra Room, a Los Angeles restaurant whose walls, chair, and table décor featured zebra art, was a place where Hollywood stars gathered in the 1940s. Italian artist Ugo Mochi found that zebras were perfect themes for artists “working...
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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
.... Freeware and commercial programs are detailed, with a discussion of how certain software packages can be used in introducing evolutionary theory. © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795423–424 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.423
Published: 01 May 2017
... foreign. Yet, by the end of the program, the Star Trek crew come to understand the Horta, as the life form is called, and they even collaborate with it to find valuable mineral reserves buried deep in the rock of the planet. Deep Life concerns the search for life in a place where no one would expect to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793176–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.176
Published: 01 March 2017
... camera. The minimum requirement for running the program is a computer with at least four gigabytes of random-access memory and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 graphics card or the equivalent. The screen used to display the application can be either a monitor or a projector that supports the exact resolution of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787560–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.560
Published: 01 September 2016
... ). Humane education, dissection, and the law . Animal Law , 13 , 281 – 298 . Kumar, A.M. , Murtaugh, R. , Brown, D. , Ballas, T. , Clancy, E. & Patronek, G. ( 2001 ). Client donation program for acquiring dogs and cats to teach veterinary gross anatomy . Journal of Veterinary Medical...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778583–586 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.4
Published: 01 October 2015
... Teacher , 51 , 232 – 233 . Viel, A. ( 2009 ). Structure and physiology of red blood cells . [Lecture, October 7, 2009, as part of Harvard University's Life Sciences–HHMI Outreach Program.] Wake, C. ( 2005 ). ABO/Rh blood-typing model: a problem-solving activity . American Biology Teacher...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777485–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.2
Published: 01 September 2015
... this is good or bad for science and for humanity. Increasingly, we see ecology programs downsized and molecular biology programs growing in personnel and funding. Good old-fashioned natural history is generally out, and the study of parts of genes is in. From a fiscal perspective, this makes sense...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766386–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.6
Published: 01 August 2014
... variant sequences to assign to students. Students are first asked to visually scan the two segments to find the SNP. They are then instructed to copy and paste the two sequences into ClustalW, a multiple-sequence-alignment program ( http://www.genome.jp/tools/clustalw ). Figure 1. Screen shot of one of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759723–727 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.20
Published: 01 November 2013
... of DNA.......................4:248-RP Programming a High School Biology Course.......................5:317-RP Our First Year Under BSCS.......................5:321-RP Biology Education: What Next?.......................6:380-RP Genesis & the Human Ribcage: An Opportunity to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 756397–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.6.7
Published: 01 August 2013
... framework ( Pigliucci, 2009 ), guiding whole research programs in biology and beyond (e.g., computing; Holland, 1992 ). In this way evolution, with the multiple successful hypotheses that it has inspired and the huge variety of interlocking pieces of evidence, is a paradigm of a theory with great...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75153–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.11
Published: 01 January 2013
... at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2013 Life defining life astrobiology origin of life Atomic bomb Soap bubbles Taxidermied moose head Frost on a window Lava Star Car Fire...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749657–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.11d
Published: 01 November 2012
... inertial navigation, map sense, and the threats posed by humans to species that rely on navigation. “The twin threats of habitat loss and climate destabilization [over the past 25 years] lead many researchers to ask whether the elegant programing that enables migration might now be leading migrating...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747471–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.8
Published: 01 September 2012
... downstream of a large, active agricultural region, were used for examining turbidity and bacterial levels. Stream sites S3 and S4 were used for nitrate analysis. S3 is relatively unique in the watershed because it primarily drains a large farm in the conservation reserve program (CRP). This land is planted...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 745318–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.5.6
Published: 01 May 2012
... at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 Bioinformatics undergraduate inquiry-based learning active learning BLAST Understand and be able to read GenBank files. Understand and be able to use the BLAST program. What technique did you employ to find your...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 744213–223 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.4.3
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Differentiation is accompanied by specific gene-expression pattern changes, orchestrated by epigenetic programs that silence genes responsible for multipotency and activate genes governing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 737389–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.7.4
Published: 01 September 2011
... to prepare students for the tests in the STAR Program is to provide classroom instruction and assessments that are aligned to California content standards. Teachers are encouraged to talk with their student's parents and guardians about what the school district, school, and teachers are doing to make...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736348–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.8
Published: 01 August 2011
... adapted to teach many different topics while reiterating foundational science like the scientific method. I acknowledge and thank the Biology Department and the Intensive Learning Program at Roanoke College for providing the inspiration and initial budget for this project. Without the additional help...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 71920565387 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20565387
Published: 01 November 2009
... Achievement Award - Rachel Marble Aazzerah, Monument School, Monument, OR This award recognizes outstanding teaching (grades 7-12) by a "new" biology/life science instructor (nominated within his/her first three years of teaching) who has developed an original and outstanding program or technique and made a...