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Genetic variation in <b>context</b> (adapted from  Fuentes, 2012 ).   Figure 4. Ge...
Published: 01 September 2017
Figure 4. Genetic variation in context (adapted from Fuentes, 2012 ). Figure 4. Genetic variation in context (adapted from Fuentes, 2012). Figure 4. Genetic variation in context (adapted from Fuentes, 2012 ). Figure 4. Genetic variation in context (adapted from Fuentes, 2012). More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796473–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.473
Published: 01 August 2017
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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
...Lírio Cosme, Jr.; Leonardo M. Turchen; Raul Narciso C. Guedes The use of game activities is spreading in diverse contexts, including stimulating teamwork and creativity, selecting job candidates, and as a teaching aid. Games are recognized as promoting interaction and engagement among children...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753178–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.6
Published: 01 March 2013
... the data analysis that was completed using an open-coding procedure ( Bohm, 2004 ). For each embedded assessment, students’ responses were broken down into multiple categories. Preliminary categories of students’ ideas were reviewed and analyzed according to the context of the WISE units (e.g...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822123–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.123
Published: 01 February 2020
... evolutionary medicine has expanded the number of ways in which evolution informs health and disease, providing many new and less widely known contexts that can be adopted for classroom use. However, many instructors do not have time to locate or create classroom materials about evolutionary medicine. To...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.43
Published: 01 January 2020
...Cynthia Welsh; Mary Hedenstrom; Michele Hollingsworth Koomen This article illustrates how a seventh-grade life science unit connects to the Science and Engineering Practices and Nature of Science in the Next Generation Science Standards and used science fair projects as a context for students to...
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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
... management decisions within sociopolitical, financial, and ecological contexts. I developed and implemented a budgeted management plan assignment in lower- and upper-level courses in biology and environmental studies programs at an undergraduate liberal arts college. Students must develop specific...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819626–635 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.626
Published: 01 December 2019
...Cory T. Forbes; Dante Cisterna; Devarati Bhattacharya; Ranu Roy Learning about heredity is important across the K–12 continuum. However, these ideas may be challenging for students. We examined third-grade students' ideas about heredity in the context of a new, six-week, model-based science unit...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813152–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.152
Published: 01 March 2019
...Nina Meyerhöffer; Daniel C. Dreesmann We present an instructional approach to incorporate into biology lessons an exchange of videos between international practicing scientists and secondary-school students. We validated the approach in German school settings in three curricular contexts: genetics...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816395–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.395
Published: 01 August 2019
...Josef De Beer Classroom action research (CAR) represents a midpoint between teacher reflection at one end and traditional educational research at the other. CAR is a process in which a teacher identifies problems in the context of his or her own classroom and then engages in investigative methods...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816423–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.423
Published: 01 August 2019
... bioinformatics and computer modeling, in the context of rational drug design, using free online resources such as databases and computer programs. Through the process of learning about computational drug design and drug optimization, students also learn content such as elements of protein structure and protein...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816412–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.412
Published: 01 August 2019
... Jersey mall. Students received training in aseptic techniques and survey methodology to carry out the multifaceted study. We discuss the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and research in the context of its value in preparing professionals in the fields of biology and public health...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 728490–494 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.8.5
Published: 01 October 2010
...Joanna S. Brooke; Phillip E. Funk; Margaret E. Silliker; Timothy C. Sparkes We present a laboratory-based exercise that is used to teach basic lab skills (e.g., aseptic technique and enumeration) using naturally occurring microbial communities in a real biological context. Students examine the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808619–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.619
Published: 01 October 2018
...Ana Martins; Maria João Fonseca; Fernando Tavares Adapting research-driven routines to the classroom context can promote innovative and motivational learning environments. Using a case-study approach, we propose a set of bioinformatics-based activities supported by a tutorial video aiming to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814234–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.234
Published: 01 April 2019
... systematics and practicing their newly acquired quantitative reasoning skills, all within the context of edge effect ecology and habitat conservation. The entire activity reinforces for students how interesting and helpful mathematical models and quantitative reasoning in science can be for understanding...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814256–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.256
Published: 01 April 2019
... because students design replicated experiments, collect and analyze data, discuss variability in the data, and interpret their results in the context of recent research. gain an appreciation for soils as an important natural resource; explore...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814222–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.222
Published: 01 April 2019
... lack of engagement with the environmental science curriculum. The effectiveness of service learning is well established, but few examples of service-learning projects in the context of natural history education have been published. We describe how we used best practices for the development of a field...
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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
...María José Apodaca; Joseph D. McInerney; Osvaldo E. Sala; Liliana Katinas; Jorge V. Crisci Is it possible to teach biology without mentioning evolution? The answer is yes, but it is not possible for students to understand biology without the evolutionary context on which the meaning and...
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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
...Catherine L. Quinlan Image analysis of African rock art creates a unique opportunity to engage in authentic explorations of science and culture using rock art images as data. African rock art and its context provide insights into the intersection of science, scientific research, research ethics...
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Students' self-reported (2015 and 2016) prior experience with formal traini...
Published: 01 January 2020
/No, and if Yes , what type and in what context?” ( A ) Numbers of students who believed that they had or had not experienced previous training. ( B ) A word cloud showing the self-reported ways students described prior leadership training experiences (responses from the two years pooled). Larger /No, and if Yes , what type and in what context?” ( A ) Numbers of students who believed that they had or had not experienced previous training. ( B ) A word cloud showing the self-reported ways students described prior leadership training experiences (responses from the two years pooled). Larger More