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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (8): 500–501.
Published: 01 October 2011
...-lab and as an alternative for three of the dissections I complete over the course of the last quarter. In my Anatomy and Physiology course, I used the cow eye to supplement our dissection. Many times, my students dissect the eye and will be a little disappointed. "That's it?" they say. The virtual cow...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (6): 406.
Published: 01 June 1998
... member of the Intemational Human Genome Organization (HUGO). Letters Dialogue on Student's Right To Choose Dissection Alternative Continues Dear Editor: I was very disappointed with Wayne Carley's reply to a letter from Alicia Silverstone asking the NABT to support the right of students to choose...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (3): 228–229.
Published: 01 March 1998
... American Biology Teacher 1994 Classroom Technology Reviews | DISSECTION ALTERNATIVE | ?1[ Comparison of MacPig to Fetal : [ Pig Dissection in College Biology Cost constraints and ethical consid- erations of animal use have caused many teachers to consider electronic alternatives to the traditional...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 340–346.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., many useful dissection alternatives have been developed. To understand the current use of animal dissection and alternatives, and attitudes toward the practices, a nationwide survey of middle and high school biology teachers (n = 1178) and students (n = 500) was conducted. Most teachers (84%) and...
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The American Biology Teacher (1999) 61 (2): 88.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Dorothy Matthews Copyright The National Association of Biology Teachers Letters Efficacy of Fetal Pig Dissection Alternatives Questioned Dear Editor: I am writing in response to concerns expressed by Dr. Jonathan Balcombe, President of the Humane Society, to a study I conducted titled...
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Use of <b>dissection</b> <b>alternatives</b> in precollege classrooms. (A) Percentage of ...
Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 2. Use of dissection alternatives in precollege classrooms. (A) Percentage of teachers indicating how, or whether, they use dissection alternatives in their classrooms (n = 1178). (B) Availability of dissection alternatives in precollege American classrooms according to educators (n More
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (3): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Figure 1. Sample of student work. Figure 2. Table for evaluation (grading rubric). Figure 2. Table for evaluation (grading rubric). © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 2 e-mail: gshipley@chch.org . Dissection alternative human anatomy constructivist...
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The American Biology Teacher (1980) 42 (9): 559–561.
Published: 01 December 1980
...Ronald Meyers Copyright 1980 The National Association of Biology Teachers An Alternative Approach to Fetal Pig Dissection Ronald Meyers University of Rochester Rochester, New York 14627 The article that follows describes an alternative method of fetal pig dissection. This method involves...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (6): 369–374.
Published: 01 August 2005
...). z 0 U V) "Hands-Off' Dissection? What do we seek in alternatives to examining real organisms? DOUGLAS ALLCHIN, DEPARTMENT EDITOR A \ mid the mantra-like rhetoric of the value of "hands-on" learning, the growth of computer "alternatives" to dissection is a striking anomaly. Instead of touching and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 560–567.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Samantha Suiter; Jan Oakley; Justin Goodman Although animal dissection is common in classrooms, growing concerns for animal welfare and advances in nonanimal teaching methods have prompted the creation of policies that allow students to choose humane alternatives to classroom animal use. We...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (2): 83.
Published: 01 February 1998
... to Dissection Dear Editor: When I was in high school, my biology teacher refused to allow me an alternative to dissecting animals, and I was frowned upon for standing up for my beliefs. No student should have to go through that, yet thousands of el- ementary, middle, and high school students continue...
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The American Biology Teacher (1991) 53 (3): 154–158.
Published: 01 March 1991
... responsible use of animals in biology classrooms, including alternatives to dissection (Monograph IV). Reston, VA: National Association of Biology Teach- ers. Hairston The responsible use of animals in biology classrooms, including alternatives to dissection 1990 Hoskins, B.B. (1979). Sensitizing...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., and incubator. Four vials of flightless flies were provided to each group of four students for lure testing, and 20–40 vials of wild-type flies were used for trap testing. Fly cultures mature in two weeks at 25°C. Fly observation materials: dissecting microscope with overhead lighting and 30–40...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 270–271.
Published: 01 April 2020
... explanations, rivalry between scientists, and problems with dissection alternatives. Science teachers typically try to foster scientific literacy, encourage students to follow the science that impacts their lives, provide an understanding that there is no single method to reach new discoveries, and instill...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 585–588.
Published: 01 October 2019
... science. When students are focused too much on understanding details in a paper or seminar, they often miss the big picture. Alternatively, some students focus on the big picture but not on why particular methods were chosen or why specific experiments were performed. Because they have seen the material...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 334–339.
Published: 01 May 2019
... track live caterpillars in natural habitats, making it nearly impossible to determine whether predation occurred. Thus, plasticine model caterpillars offer an excellent alternative for quantifying relative predation rates by birds, small mammals, and invertebrates ( Howe et al., 2009 ; Low et al., 2014...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 278–283.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to test hypotheses, use taxonomic keys, dissect a millipede, recover nematodes, record data, and formulate a written conclusion. There is a high likelihood that students will discover new species of nematodes during this exercise. The suggested experimental design will catalyze students to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 162–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Purpose Dissecting microscope with digital camera Identification classification of the macroinvertebrates Tweezers, razor blades, 1.5 mL tubes Preparation of samples for DNA isolation 55° water bath Incubation with proteinase K Centrifuge for 1.5 mL tube Isolation of DNA (must be able to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 650–658.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Education , 14 ( 1 ), es2 . Rowan, C. ( 2010 ). Unplug—Don't Drug: A Critical Look at the Influence of Technology on Child Behavior With an Alternative Way of Responding Other Than Evaluation and Drugging . Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry , 12 ( 1 ), 60 – 68 . Stearns, S. C...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 763–768.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Protocols — #1 #2 #3, 4, 5 #6 Reagents and expenses — DNeasy Blood and Tissue Kit ($3/sample) PCR primers ($15 total) HotStarTaq Master Mix ($2/sample) MinElute PCR Purification ($2.50/reaction) DNA seq. ($3–5/reaction) — Equipment — Dissecting tools Balance Vortexer Microcentrifuge...