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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 67131–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451777
Published: 01 January 2005
... Designing Groupwork, Strategies for the Heterogeneous Classroom 1994 Estes,J.A. & Duggins, D.O. (1995). Sea otters and kelp forests in Alaska: generality and variation in a community eco- logical paradigm. Ecological Monographs65(1), 75-101. 10.2307/2937159 75 Fielden, N.L. (2001). Internet...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2000; 626436–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450942
Published: 01 June 2000
... the local extinction of a cynipid gall wasp population. Ecology, 62, 1597-1607. 10.2307/1941515 1597 Williamson, M.H. (1981). Island Popula- tions. London: Oxford University Press. Williamson Island Populations 1981 Using Rose Galls for Field Exercises in Community Ecology & Island...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 766403–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.6.8
Published: 01 August 2014
...Siegfried Harden; Matthew E. Grilliot Optimal foraging theory is a principle that is often presented in the community ecology section of biology textbooks, but also can be demonstrated in the laboratory. We introduce a lab activity that uses an interactive strategy to teach high school and/or...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75147–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.10
Published: 01 January 2013
...Rachel Curtis; Jeffrey A. Klemens; Salvatore J. Agosta; Andrew W. Bartlow; Steve Wood; Jason A. Carlson; Jeffrey A. Stratford; Michael A. Steele Predator–prey dynamics are an important concept in ecology, often serving as an introduction to the field of community ecology. However, these dynamics...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 715286–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669432
Published: 01 May 2009
..., D. (1998). From nature table to niche: curriculum progression in ecological concepts. International Journal of Science Education, P0(H), 479-486. Cooper, W.R. & Rieske, L.K. (2007). Community associates of an exotic galimaker, Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), in Eastern...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797592–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.592
Published: 01 September 2017
... activities. The availability of this new virtual wildlife community provides a widely accessible, freely obtained resource for data collection that has directly relevant applications for wildlife ecology education. ecology wildlife augmented reality pokémon population ecology community ecology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 754236–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.4.3
Published: 01 April 2013
... exceeded the microscope’s field, so the subject was divided into a slightly overlapping array of four quadrates. A focus stack of each was processed and then, using Photoshop, the “layers” were assembled into a single image – a process known in the macrophotography community ( http://www.photo...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819638–643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.638
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joel Carlin Conservation employers have long valued the in-depth, highly technical training provided by graduate and undergraduate environmental science curricula. However, employers also highly value communication and critical-thinking skills beyond research science, especially the ability to make...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816417–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.417
Published: 01 August 2019
... MBI. Yet exploration of curriculum and teaching with MBI in postsecondary environments is scarce. We detail a novel MBI curriculum implemented in a postsecondary ecology course that included students interested in future careers in education. The curriculum engages students in modeling why there is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814287–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.287
Published: 01 April 2019
... population dynamics . Science , 355 , 181 – 184 . Bever, J.D. ( 1994 ). Feedback between plants and their soil communities in an old field community . Ecology , 75 , 1965 – 1977 . Heisey, R.M. ( 1990 ). Evidence for allelopathy by tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima) . Journal of Chemical...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749620–627 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.5
Published: 01 November 2012
... Ring Research: Some Basics Techniques for Tree-Ring Sample Collection and Preparation. http://www.rmtrr.org/basics.html . Rubino, D.L. & McCarthy, B.C. (2002). Dendropedagogy: teaching botany, ecology & statistical principles through tree-ring studies. American Biology Teacher , 64 , 689...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788664–668 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.664
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jay Y. S. Hodgson; Kirk O. Barber; Christopher J. Hustead Understanding habitat heterogeneity and habitat preference are central tenets of undergraduate ecology courses, but many urban campuses, particularly community colleges and others with large student enrollments, may lack the means for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805353–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.353
Published: 01 May 2018
... take on the role of environmental consultants, helping city planners decide the best location for a new recreation area located on the fictional community's major waterway. The objective of the game is to engage the students in critical thinking to determine the most relevant water tests needed to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78149–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.49
Published: 01 January 2016
...Joseph A. Harsh; Mikaela Schmitt-Harsh Given the importance of succinctly communicating complex information, proficiency in graphing is a central element of scientific literacy. Evidence indicates that learners of all ages and levels of expertise have difficulties in displaying and reading visual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729557–561 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.7
Published: 01 November 2010
... education community's interest in using the device as a teaching tool. That change required the availability of a large, inexpensively priced inventory of lantern slides. The Keystone View Company, manufacturers of home-use lantern-slide collections, jumped at the opportunity to fill that need. During...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777532–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.8
Published: 01 September 2015
...: III. Warren's Woods, a beech–maple climax forest in Berrien County, Michigan . Ecology , 16 , 500 – 513 . Campbell, B. , Kaunda, L. , Allie, S. , Buffler, A. & Lubben, F. ( 2000 ). The communication of laboratory investigations by university entrants . Journal of Research in Science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76147–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.10
Published: 01 January 2014
... functioning. Nevertheless, an understanding of soil physical, chemical, and ecological properties is increasingly important as environmental scientists better understand how soil properties and soil organisms affect plant communities, ecosystem functioning, and global change ( Wardle et al., 2004 ; Bardgett...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1978; 409572–573 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4446422
Published: 01 December 1978
... in laboratory streams. Ecology 58:191. McCay 191 58 Ecology 1977 ODUM, E. P. 1963. Fundamentals of ecology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company. Odum 2 Fundamentals of ecology 1963 Teaching Ecological Concepts: An Experimental Lotic Community Donald J. Schmidt...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753194–201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.8
Published: 01 March 2013
..., as well as attributes of successful invaders and the impacts of invasion on communities. Game board ( Figure 1 ) 6 plant tokens 6 plant information cards ( Figure 2 ) 99 action cards (examples in Figure 3 ) 3 optional management cards for game play with ecological...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
...Erin L. McCullough; Lauren Verdeflor; Alaina Weinsztok; Jason R. Wiles; Steve Dorus Evolution explains both the unity and the diversity of all organisms, and developing students' ability to represent and communicate evolutionary relationships is an important component of a complete biology...
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