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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817467–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.467
Published: 01 September 2019
... Technology in Shanghai. We describe the design and organization of the Microbe Competition, a program attracting a total of nearly 6,500 students as of 2018. In the competition, students need to pass the microbiology knowledge test, provide a practical experiment proposal related to the topic of competition...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784300–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.300
Published: 01 April 2016
... students develop quantitative reasoning skills. We describe an evolutionary ecology lesson focused on resource competition in a parasitic wasp. Students use datasets to generate graphs and test hypotheses on resource competition and fitness. Table 1. Raw data collected for three experimental...
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More eggs were laid in the <b>competition</b> treatment than the two controls rega...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 4. More eggs were laid in the competition treatment than the two controls regardless of the number of hosts presented (partial-F 2,68 = 12.64, P = 0.001), although not twice as many eggs. Figure 4. More eggs were laid in the competition treatment than the two controls regardless of the Figure 4. More eggs were laid in the competition treatment than the two controls regardless of the number of hosts presented (partial-F 2,68 = 12.64, P = 0.001), although not twice as many eggs. Figure 4. More eggs were laid in the competition treatment than the two controls regardless of the More
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Number of eggs laid when Oi and wild-type females were present (<b>competition</b>...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 3. Number of eggs laid when Oi and wild-type females were present (competition). While not significant (partial-F 3,25 = 0.63, P = 0.60), the mean number of eggs laid by the two females was larger when these females encountered more hosts. More eggs were laid when wild-type females were Figure 3. Number of eggs laid when Oi and wild-type females were present (competition). While not significant (partial-F 3,25 = 0.63, P = 0.60), the mean number of eggs laid by the two females was larger when these females encountered more hosts. More eggs were laid when wild-type females were More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
... content, the rules manual, game-play design, and game use (the functional perspective). Likewise, the students also considered the game a fun activity, fast and competitive, and even challenging (the personal perspective). Some difficulties were indicated, such as the amount of initial information...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 762127–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.2.10
Published: 01 February 2014
... a spreadsheet. Using the Mesquite software package, students generate arbitrary cladograms and measure tree length. They then move taxa around to reduce tree length. The exercise can become competitive when students report out on tree lengths and try to achieve shorter trees than their peers. The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1999; 614294–296 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450674
Published: 01 April 1999
... organism as if it is alone and is the only organism that is consuming resources in the environment. The notion of competition was intro- duced by A. J. Lotka (1932) and G. F. Gause (1934) in the following way. For 400 300 200 - 100 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Figure 2. Example of logistic growth with...
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In the activity that models sexual selection by mate <b>competitions</b>, particip...
Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 3. In the activity that models sexual selection by mate competitions, participants use balloons of two distinct sizes (A) to fight other participants for the opportunity to mate with individuals of the limiting sex (represented by the masks used in the mate choice activity; Figure 2 Figure 3. In the activity that models sexual selection by mate competitions, participants use balloons of two distinct sizes (A) to fight other participants for the opportunity to mate with individuals of the limiting sex (represented by the masks used in the mate choice activity; Figure 2 More
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The American Biology Teacher. 1998; 60172–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450417
Published: 01 January 1998
... entry into cells, and examine functional con- sequences of their competition, we can sharpen our students' clinical insight and awareness of calcium physiology. Calcium enters cells through fairly selective calcium pores. Magnesium's similarities to calcium permit it to also enter through those same...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1997; 599565–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450384
Published: 01 November 1997
... competition among the cellular slime molds (Acrasiae). Ecology, 52, 475-484. 10.2307/1937630 475 Ketcham, R.B. & Eisenberg, R.M. (1989). Clonal diversity in populations of Polysphondylium pallidum, a cellular slime mold. Ecology, 70,1425-1433. 10.2307/1938201 1425 Kuserk, F.T. (1980). The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1983; 455276–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447702
Published: 01 September 1983
...David A. Zegers Copyright 1983 The National Association of Biology Teachers References CONNELL, H.H. 1961. The influence of interspecific competition and other factors on the distribution of the bar- nacle Chthamalus stellatus. Ecology 42:710-723. 10.2307/1933500 710 HARDIN, G...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 765312–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.5.4
Published: 01 May 2014
...Andrea M.-K. Bierema; David W. Rudge One of the key aspects of natural selection is competition, yet the concept of competition is not necessarily emphasized in explanations of natural selection. Because of this, we developed an activity for our class that focuses on competition and provides an...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1973; 358454–457 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4444515
Published: 01 November 1973
...Therese Anne Payne Copyright 1973 National Association of Biology Teachers References COHEN, J. E. 1966. A model of simple competition. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. Cohen A model of simple competition 1966 CRAMER, H. 1946. Mathematical methods of statistics...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803191–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.191
Published: 01 March 2018
... GIST certificate, making them more marketable in an increasingly competitive workplace. Following a 25-minute introductory GIST infusion lecture during a microbiology class session, a 1.5-hour GIST laboratory exercise was performed in which teams of students evaluated Centers for Disease Control (CDC...
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Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Com...
Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 1. Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Competition. Figure 1. Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Competition. Figure 1. Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Competition. Figure 1. Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Competition. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 1959; 215179–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4439118
Published: 01 May 1959
...Oscar Riddle Crucial Competition with Russia in Science Education* OSCAR RIDDLE, Plant City, Florida Some preliminary remarks have already in- dicated that twenty-three years ago I was impressed by a few personal observations on the efficiency of the Russian educational sys- tem, and that those...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779693–698 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.8
Published: 01 November 2015
...., predation risk, competitive interactions). We present a hands-on activity for undergraduates using just a deck of cards, bingo chips, and dice to introduce ecological concepts of foraging theory, predator–prey interactions, and energy trade-offs. Specifically, this activity will focus on optimal foraging...
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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
...Kenneth James Chapin; Peter Nonacs; Loren D. Hayes Game theory is used in biology to understand why otherwise rational individuals make nonintuitive decisions regarding cooperation and competition. Recently, biology teachers engaged their students in game theory curricula by presenting them with a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823175–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.175
Published: 01 March 2020
... student learning. Because of their competitive nature and motivational psychology, games have the capacity to engage, challenge, and motivate students in a way that traditional classroom activities – such as lectures and group discussions – do not ( Pho & Dinscore, 2015 ). Game play typically requires...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823158–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.158
Published: 01 March 2020
... faculty-development competitive research grants program (ID: 110119FD4531 to Y.X.; ID: 110119FD4542 to F.H. and Y.X.). References Bell, K. , Eckdahl, T. , Hecht, D.A. , Killion, P.J. , Latzer, J. , Mans, T.L. , et al. ( 2016 ). CUREs in biochemistry – where we are and where we should go...