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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814269–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.269
Published: 01 April 2019
...Steven L. Matzner; Cathryn L. Carney; Deborah A. Hagemeier; Cecelia Miles Exposing students to carnivorous plants within course-based undergraduate research can heighten student interest in plants and create a foundation on which to build future student projects. Carnivorous plants derive nutrients...
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Experimental setup. Between 30 and 60 fruit flies were released into a 37 L...
Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 1. Experimental setup. Between 30 and 60 fruit flies were released into a 37 L aquarium with either a carnivorous plant or an artificial trap. Figure 1. Experimental setup. Between 30 and 60 fruit flies were released into a 37 L aquarium with either a carnivorous plant or an artificial Figure 1. Experimental setup. Between 30 and 60 fruit flies were released into a 37 L aquarium with either a carnivorous plant or an artificial trap. Figure 1. Experimental setup. Between 30 and 60 fruit flies were released into a 37 L aquarium with either a carnivorous plant or an artificial More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824218–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.218
Published: 01 April 2020
... plant education, so we decided that the books would include plants with interesting shapes. Hoekstra (2000) advised increasing people's interest in plants by using poisonous plants, so we included this plant type. Hershey (1996) suggested that teachers draw interest in carnivorous plants, giant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823188–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.188
Published: 01 March 2020
... collected at the bottom of the tube? Darwin sketched a possible experiment. First, wipe the leaf surfaces clean. Then try to elicit a secretory response by applying a small sample of fibrin – an animal extract that Darwin had used successfully to elicit a digestive response in another carnivorous plant, the...
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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
... Budgeting............................9.638-I Bycatch............................5.340-I Cancer treatment............................7.513-TT Carbohydrate structure............................1.52-TT Card game............................2.127-I Carnivorous plants...
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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
...H. Charles Romesburg A classroom exercise is described in which college students take part in creating and supporting an evolutionary hypothesis that explains effort grunting. The exercise holds their interest throughout and readies them to understand hypotheses of animal and plant evolution. It...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814229–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.229
Published: 01 April 2019
... unusual plants and plant parts that included the carnivorous sundew ( Drosera aliciae ) and the sensitive plant ( Mimosa pudica ). Striking features may be a key not only to a successful exploration and accessibility of content, but also to positive attitudes in students. Schussler and Olzak (2008...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81140–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.40
Published: 01 January 2019
..., intellectual property, law, government, economy, indigenous people, and crime. This article specifically considers the rock art and other cultural contributions of the San people of Southern Africa, which offer a rich interdisciplinary exploration of biology—including the climate and weather of biomes, plant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806429–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.429
Published: 01 August 2018
... task focused on the streamlined shape and swimming speed (workbook p.8). The fastest swimmer was identified. Additionally, students were required to define nutrition preferences, whether animals live as herbivores or carnivores. The dolphin snout was observed by completion of a drawing ( Figure 10A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805385–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.385
Published: 01 May 2018
... explain that zooplankton and copepods are herbivores, mummichogs are omnivores, and striped bass are carnivores. The food chain graphic ( Figure 1 ) may also help familiarize students with their organisms. Zooplankton and copepods eat algae and phytoplankton (microscopic aquatic plants). Mummichogs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805331–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.331
Published: 01 May 2018
... the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Figure 1. Bird, snail, frog, and artificial plant. Figure 1. Bird, snail, frog, and artificial plant. Figure 2. Visual diagram replica. Figure 2. Visual diagram...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805365–369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.365
Published: 01 May 2018
... disperses seeds. State an example of an herbivorous animal. State an example of a carnivorous animal. What do you call animals that eat plants? What do you call animals that eat animals? What is a parasitic animal? What is a parasitic plant? State 3 actions for conserving ecosystems...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793200–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.200
Published: 01 March 2017
... – 30 . Nicotra, A. B. , Leigh, A. , Boyce, C. K. , Jones, C. S. , Niklas, K. J. , Royer, D. L. , & Tsukaya, H. ( 2011 ). The evolution and functional significance of leaf shape in the angiosperms . Functional Plant Biology 38 , 535 – 552 . PCAST (President's Council of Advisors...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79128–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.28
Published: 01 January 2017
... of charismatic carnivorous plants helps drive student enthusiasm. It is important to note that a project need not be grand or elaborate in order to be worthwhile. Many classic examples of long-term data that have been essential in understanding the effects of climate change were collected at...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787575–579 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.575
Published: 01 September 2016
... . American Biology Teacher , 62 , 414 – 420 . Orr, D.W. ( 1994 ). Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Experiment . Washington, DC : Island Press . Scherber, C.H. , Milcu, A. , Partsch, S. , Scheu, S. & Weisser, W.W. ( 2006 ). The effects of plant diversity and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784351–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.351
Published: 01 April 2016
... has a tail like the beaver's, they have castor sacs, their fur has microscopic barbs, and they have engineering skills. The author gives many pages to the role of the castor sacs in mythology and in medical practice. From the biologist's point of view, the relationship of toxins from plants and the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782137–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.137
Published: 01 February 2016
... the first plants and the first flowering plants? How long was it between the first fish and the first amphibian? How long was it between the first fish appearance and the first mammal? How long was it between the first flowering plant and the first form of animals? How does the age of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.12b
Published: 01 May 2015
... to” source for comprehensive information on these fascinating insects. There are about 20,000 species of bee, and arguably they are the most important insects on the planet, because they cross-pollinate 90% of the world’s plants. Ancient carnivorous wasps evolved into bees that thrive on plant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 752133–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.12
Published: 01 February 2013
... biology courses. Besides the usual array of angiosperms offered, I have also noted seedless vascular plants (ferns, clubmosses) and gymnosperms (cycads, Araucaria , Podocarpus ) suitable for classroom culture. Students seem to gravitate toward the unusual, and carnivorous plants, bromeliads, and a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76134–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.8
Published: 01 January 2014
... three months At least once every six months At least yearly Not at all Animals that eat other animals are called: Herbivores Carnivores Cannibals Parasites Don’t know Warm-blooded animals always keep the temperature inside their body the same as the outside...