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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817492–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.492
Published: 01 September 2019
... unaware of the risk of contracting coccidioidomycosis by inhaling fugitive dust that may contain dormant arthroconidia of this fungus. In an effort to teach students about the ongoing epidemic of valley fever and reduce incidence of the disease through education, we developed an inquiry-based, multi-focus...
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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
...) chlamydial disease incidence data. In addition to answering three quiz questions addressing the data, students created a map, using ArcGIS software, indicating which Texas counties experienced the highest rates of chlamydia in 2014. To determine the efficacy/value of our infusion, GIST survey data (pre- and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813197–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.197
Published: 01 March 2019
... the enzyme conjugated to the antibody, produces a color change. The immunoblot is less expensive and faster to perform than plastic-plate-based assays. I have used this assay for over 10 years in undergraduate courses: in ecology to estimate disease incidence; in botany to explore immunological...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 739513–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.3
Published: 01 November 2011
... children and, in addition to protecting children, also appeared to reduce disease incidence among adults ( Whitney et al., 2003 ). In the United States, various states allow opt-outs from vaccination based on medical, religious, or philosophical reasons. As a result, pockets of low vaccination coverage...
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Flowchart showing, step by step, how valley fever <b>incidence</b> data and soil p...
Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 2. Flowchart showing, step by step, how valley fever incidence data and soil parameter information can be obtained from publicly available online sources. Students can use the data to further explore disease incidence over time by making a line graph or by investigating differences of soil Figure 2. Flowchart showing, step by step, how valley fever incidence data and soil parameter information can be obtained from publicly available online sources. Students can use the data to further explore disease incidence over time by making a line graph or by investigating differences of soil More
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Flowchart showing the structure of the exercise, highlighting the different...
Published: 01 September 2019
PCR (medium gray boxes, center), and working with disease incidence data (dark gray boxes, right) (investigation part). Figure 1. Flowchart showing the structure of the exercise, highlighting the different subtopics after project introduction (white box, inquiry part): soil characterization (light PCR (medium gray boxes, center), and working with disease incidence data (dark gray boxes, right) (investigation part). Figure 1. Flowchart showing the structure of the exercise, highlighting the different subtopics after project introduction (white box, inquiry part): soil characterization (light More
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( A ) Total numbers of reported coccidioidomycosis cases, 2010–2017, in Ker...
Published: 01 September 2019
numbers are available from https://www.census.gov ) and then multiplying by the factor K (e.g., 100,000). Note that even though the reported cases in Maricopa County are higher, incidence of the disease is higher in Kern County since 2013. Figure 3. (A) Total numbers of reported coccidioidomycosis numbers are available from https://www.census.gov ) and then multiplying by the factor K (e.g., 100,000). Note that even though the reported cases in Maricopa County are higher, incidence of the disease is higher in Kern County since 2013. Figure 3. (A) Total numbers of reported coccidioidomycosis More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823188–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.188
Published: 01 March 2020
...? Were they well ventilated? Were the floors permeable? Were the buildings old? If these aligned with the incidence of the disease, then the conclusion about diet would be suspect. But none related to the frequency of beriberi. Rice diet was responsible. Soon, shifts in rice diet in institutions...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82111–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.11
Published: 01 January 2020
... of plants; allowed for anonymous student questioning when teaching difficult content such as evolution. Jane: Included discussion of global problems connected to content such as the loss of bees. Richard: Discussed vaccines needed for diseases more prevalent in countries outside the United...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
...............................6.387-F, 7.492-I Dietary analysis............................3.169-I Differential reproduction............................2.115-I Diffusion............................6.435-I Discovery learning............................7.467-F, 7.467-OL Disease incidence............................3.197...
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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
...Jun Liang; Igor V. Zaitsev One of the most perplexing dilemmas in modern science is chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Even though the illness was recognized at the beginning of the 20th century, the pathogenicity and etiology of the disease remain unknown. We describe an open-inquiry case study on...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813176–185 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.176
Published: 01 March 2019
... (i.e., less inquiry) Too much effort required to meet lab expectations What is a standard curve and how do you prepare one? Absorbance is a ratio of the level of light passing through a sample over the level of incident light coming from a light source. As the concentration of solute...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
...). Because of this, there will be only four combinations of phenotypes in the F 2 generation: Eugenicists hoped to eliminate inherited disease and to solve a host of social problems, including poverty, crime, alcoholism, mental illness, and sexual immorality. They believed this would be achievable by...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807477–482 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.477
Published: 01 September 2018
...Allison Witucki; Lindsay Seals; David Rudge Understanding Koch's postulates, including how they are used to study the spread of disease within a population, is central to the teaching of microbiology. These concepts are often presented and discussed with little or no historical background, and as a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803175–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.175
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Another script could look at cloning, and the ethics and biological difficulties in cloning humans and/or the use of cloning in medical treatment. This could prompt students to do desktop research on the difficulties experienced in cloning people and the use of cloned tissues in the treatment of diseases...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802140–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.140
Published: 01 February 2018
... notably cognitive function, but also melanin synthesis. I use an estimated incidence of 1/8,000 for the disease. Students roll the d20, and whatever result they get, if they are able to roll that same number three more times in a row, the probability is the same as a random individual in the population...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798615–620 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.615
Published: 01 October 2017
... is associated with increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, osteoporosis, and type 2 diabetes. In contrast, long telomere length is associated with many years of healthy life. The relation between telomere, telomerase, and aging is well-illustrated in patients suffering from...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797525–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.525
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Technology and Teacher Education , 14 ( 4 ), 731 . Risch, N. , Burchard, E. , Ziv, E. , & Tang, H. ( 2002 ). Categorization of humans in biomedical research: genes, race and disease . Genome Biology, 7 , comment 2007–1. Rosenberg, N. A. ( 2011 ). A population-genetic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796492–495 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.492
Published: 01 August 2017
... incidence rate among different genetic risk groups on three interventions. Copyright © 2011 American Diabetes Association. From Diabetes 2011, April; 60(4):1340–1348. Reprinted with permission from The American Diabetes Association . Figure 1. Diabetes incidence rate among different genetic risk groups...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794335–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.335
Published: 01 April 2017
... reactions in man was true for many genes and many reactions in Neurospora . Biochemists&hellip;, especially medical biochemists, knew of Garrod's inborn errors of metabolism and no doubt appreciated them in the biochemical sense and as diseases; but the biological world was inadequately prepared...