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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 535–542.
Published: 01 October 2019
... using the story of “the lady tasting tea,” then walks the reader through an application of the independent-samples t -test using data from Peter and Rosemary Grant's investigations of Darwin's finches. Understanding how scientists use statistics is an important component of scientific literacy, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (5): 312–317.
Published: 01 May 2014
... example of the effects of competition on natural selection. This hands-on activity models the field study completed by David Lack on Darwin’s finches. By using this historical study, we also give students an example of the nature-of-science concept of multiple methods. Although this activity was created...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Sciences USA , 111 , 8410 – 8415 . Grant , P.R. & Grant , B.R. ( 2011 ). How and Why Species Multiply: The Radiation of Darwin's Finches . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Gregory , T.R. ( 2008 ). Understanding evolutionary trees . Evolution: Education and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 104–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
... climate change ( Mills et al., 2018 ). These examples demonstrate how environmental changes can cause shifts in allele frequencies based on individuals' ability to avoid predation. Alternatively, the evolution of Darwin's finches presents classic examples of how environmental changes can cause shifts in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 88–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
... – 997 . Boag, P.T. & Grant, P.R. ( 1981 ). Intense natural selection in a population of Darwin's finches (Geospizinae) in the Galápagos . Science , 214 , 82 – 85 . BSCS ( 2012a ). Identify and Interpret (I 2 ) strategy [student edition] . https://media.bscs.org/icans...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 69.
Published: 01 February 2019
... the work of Rosemary and Peter Grant with the Galápagos finches, the work of David Reznick with Trinidadian guppies, and on a long-term scale with the work of Richard Lenski on E.coli , just to name a few. Synthesis: A Hallmark Trait of Science. Darwin was a man of great vision and a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 393.
Published: 01 May 2018
... second in the laboratory. Darwin and many others feared evolution research was all but impossible because of their assumption that the pace of change would be too slow, made of almost imperceptible steps. But field results began to show that change could be rapid, measurable within a scientist's working...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 681–682.
Published: 01 October 2017
... . 2017 Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory . By James Costas . 2017 . W.W. Norton . (ISBN 978-0393239898 ). 496 pages. Hardback. $27.95 . When we mention Darwin in classes, what generally comes to students’ minds is imagery of finches, shells, and tortoises in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 91–94.
Published: 01 February 2017
... questions and could “help clear up misconceptions.” She planned to show the video of Darwin's finches that she normally uses, but instead of simply lecturing over the material, she decided to give an in-class worksheet with questions from the CINS to assess the students’ understanding of natural selection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 112–119.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., so the “you can't observe it” argument against evolution is invalid. We used a number of HHMI BioInteractive resources (Darwin's finches, anole lizards, ice fish) as examples of observable microevolution. Students learned about antibiotic resistance and conducted their own experiments, testing...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 95–101.
Published: 01 February 2017
... subpopulations has many parallels with the appearance of Darwin's finches (and other animals and plants) on the Galapagos Islands. Just as with Galapagos organisms, the first members of a species to arrive in a cave were likely few and varied little from their relatives left behind, left behind, but over time...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of October 2, 2009. This issue has many articles devoted to Ardi. Each of these articles has links to a more extensive online article.] Grant, P.R. & Grant, B.R. ( 2008 ). How and Why Species Multiply: The Radiation of Darwin's Finches . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 104–111.
Published: 01 February 2017
... ). Finding Darwin's God: A scientist's search for common ground between God and evolution . Retrieved from http://philpapers.org/rec/MILFDG NAS (National Academy of Sciences) & Institute of Medicine . ( 2008 ). Science, Evolution, and Creationism . Washington, DC : National Academies Press...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 300–309.
Published: 01 April 2016
... , 3rd Ed. Sunderland, MA : Sinauer Associates . Gause, G.F . ( 1934 ). The Struggle for Existence. Baltimore, MD : Williams & Wilkins . Grant, P.R . ( 1986 ). Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches. Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Grover, J . ( 1997 ). Resource...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 608–612.
Published: 01 October 2015
... animals . Nature Communications , 2 , 352 . Grant, P.R. & Grant, B.R. ( 2002 ). Unpredictable evolution in a 30-year study of Darwin's finches . Science , 296 , 707 – 711 . Ord, T.J. , Stamps, J.A. & Losos, J.B. ( 2013 ). Convergent evolution in the territorial communication...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (8): 493–498.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., W.P., Hartmann, C., Grant, B.R., Grant, P.R. & Tabin, C.J. (2006). The calmodulin pathway and evolution of elongated beak morphology in Darwin’s finches. Nature, 442 , 563–567. Abzhanov, A., Protas, M., Grant, B.R., Grant, P.R. & Tabin, C.J. (2004). Bmp4 and morphological variation of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 94–98.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Serap Öz Aydın For many students, preconceived notions about Darwin are among the most significant obstacles in learning about the theory of evolution by natural selection. I present an activity designed to eliminate this obstacle and encourage empathizing with Darwin, utilizing the history-of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 643–647.
Published: 01 November 2014
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (4): 259–264.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... 7–16). Berlin, Germany: Springer. Grant, P.R. & Grant, B.R. (2002). Unpredictable evolution in a 30-year study of Darwin’s finches. Science, 296 , 707–711. Kawecki, T.J. & Ebert, D. (2004). Conceptual issues in local adaptation. Ecology Letters , 7 , 1225–1241. Lombrozo, T...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 145–148.
Published: 01 February 2014
... evolutionary trees ( B Notebook , pp. 13, 16, 37; Red Notebook , p. 153; Darwin, 1837 ; 1839 , pp. 108–109; 1859 , p. 349; Laden, 2008 ). Third, Darwin also noticed the relationships of species across vast expanses of ocean. For him, it was the resemblance of the Galápagos mockingbirds, finches, and other...