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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 666428–433 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451709
Published: 01 August 2004
... literacy for citizenship: Tools for dealing with the science dimension of controversial socio- scientific issues. Science Education, 85, 291-310. Kolstø 291 85 Science Education 2001 Mueller, R. F., & Young, I. D. (2001). Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics. Edinburgh: Churchill...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1983; 45147–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447620
Published: 01 January 1983
... Three national assessments of science: Changes in achievement, 1969-77 1978 How-TlIo- D o-It Interdisciplinary Research Reports on Bioethical Controversies Stephen J. Zipko Randolph Intermediate School Randolph, New Jersey 07869 As stated by Hurd (1982) and others, teacher coverage of bioethical...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1976; 383162–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445518
Published: 01 March 1976
...-borne disease. Official Record No. 190:176. YANNACONE, V.1970. Speech before paper industry, PR luncheon, Union League Club, New York. Yannacone Speech before paper industry 1970 Nutrition and the Food Supply: Controversies and Prospects THOMAS H. JUKES THERE SEEM TO BE two opposing views...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
...-target) mutations. The experiment was so controversial and arguably unsuccessful that Huang's paper was rejected by both Science and Nature , the world's premier scientific journals. Many scientists, however, have expressed concern with performing such an experiment. It is one thing to treat the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816387–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.387
Published: 01 August 2019
... controversial scientific issue and make a presentation. Students will integrate their knowledge to make interdisciplinary connections. General Review of CFS/ME Contribution of Virus to CFS/ME Contribution of Vaccine to CFS/ME Contribution of Microbiome to CFS/ME Treatment of CFS/ME...
Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 1. Amid the controversy about whether pellagra was caused by diet or infection, Charles Davenport presented this pedigree as evidence that pellagra had, instead, a significant hereditary factor. Davenport's error further confounded the debate, rather than contributing to a “self-correcting
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774284–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.8
Published: 01 April 2015
...Terry Bramschreiber; David Westmoreland Science educators often teach topics that are largely resolved in the scientific community yet remain controversial in broader society. In such cases, students may perceive the teacher as biased. We present two exercises that foster more objective learning...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764238–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.4
Published: 01 April 2014
... to the Creation/Evolution Controversy. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Balmer, R. (1995). In the Beginning: The Creationist Controversy . [Video.] Chicago, IL: WTTW. Blancke, S., Boudry, M., Braeckman, J., De Smedt, J. & De Cruz, H. (2011). Dealing with Creationist challenges: what...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
...M. Elizabeth Barnes; Ruth Werner; Sara E. Brownell Evolution remains a controversial issue in the United States, particularly for evangelical Christians, who as a group have been a key player in anti-evolution education legislation. Religious cultural competence can be effective in decreasing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729545–550 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.5
Published: 01 November 2010
... & Carr, 2000 ). Thus, this learner-centered teaching practice ““uses”” content rather than ““covering”” content as a means to achieve higher-order learning goals ( Weimer, 2002 ). This project framework may subsequently provide the structure to evaluate other controversial health claims such as those...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 727407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.7.3
Published: 01 September 2010
.... Individual choice to end one's life is also controversial. We should be willing to discuss all these issues in the classroom. I invite you to suggest other controversies in biology education through an ABT letter to the editor. I also welcome your manuscripts that may help to address these issues in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 719525–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20565374
Published: 01 November 2009
... Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 93, 644-652. Mahlman, J.D. (1998). Science and nonscience concerning human-caused climate warming: Role of controversy. Annual Review of Energy and the Environment, 23, 83-105. Manuelidis, L. (2007). A 25-nm virion is the likely cause of transmissible spongiform...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81271–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.71
Published: 01 February 2019
... AP Biology courses hold an advanced level of subject-area expertise that extends to topics that are often seen as controversial in K–12 classrooms, including evolution. We surveyed 71 AP Biology teachers in a state in the southeastern United States to see how their levels of evolution content...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803235–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.235
Published: 01 March 2018
.... education system. Strategies for avoiding controversy, confronting misinformation, and distinguishing science from non-science are provided. © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80287–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.87
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Strategies for avoiding controversy, confronting misinformation, and distinguishing science from faith are provided at the end of this article. “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” —Theodosius Dobzhansky © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802106–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.106
Published: 01 February 2018
...Jasmine M. Truong; M. Elizabeth Barnes; Sara E. Brownell Evolution is foundational to biology but is controversial for many undergraduate students. Although evolution and religion are potentially compatible, students' perceived conflict between their religious beliefs and evolution can negatively...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802116–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.116
Published: 01 February 2018
...E. Dale Broder; Lisa M. Angeloni; Stephanie Simmons; Sarah Warren; Kaitlin D. Knudson; Cameron K. Ghalambor Evolution education in the United States remains controversial and challenging. This is in part due to the difficulty educators face when trying to overcome students' preexisting beliefs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 679520 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451901
Published: 01 November 2005
...Jerry P. Lightner Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers H H NI Is ? V. S 5 A Feathers of Controversy "Spot On" Dear Dr. MacKenzie: "Controversy belongs in the biology classroom and feathers must be ruffled if our students are to become responsible voting citizens in the future." I...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 677389–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451872
Published: 01 September 2005
...). Evolution: What's wrong with "teaching the controversy"? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 18 (10), 499-502. Scott 10 499 18 Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2003 Ruffling the Feathers of Controversy in the Biology Classroom .-4 ~ -- S Jtem cells. Cloning. Thought controlled prosthetics...