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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 106–108.
Published: 01 February 2011
... to other approaches, the use of a simple online species-divergence estimate calculator, “TimeTree: The Timescale of Life,” can add resolution and clarity to big ideas that sometimes stand in the way of students' understanding of the unifying theory in biology, evolution. Figure 2. Sample...
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One of the last quaggas in 1870, its coloration reflecting its <b>divergence</b> f...
Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 13. One of the last quaggas in 1870, its coloration reflecting its divergence from other zebra types (see Figure 8 ) (Wikimedia). Figure 13. One of the last quaggas in 1870, its coloration reflecting its divergence from other zebra types (see Figure 8) (Wikimedia). More
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Interface for searching species <b>divergence</b> estimates using TimeTree.   Figu...
Published: 01 February 2011
Figure 1. Interface for searching species divergence estimates using TimeTree. Figure 1. Interface for searching species divergence estimates using TimeTree. More
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Caryn Babaian; Sudhir Kumar A lesson plan on the phylum Tardigrada is presented in a storytelling workbook that introduces the evolutionary concepts of adaptive radiation, speciation, divergence, and “tree-thinking” through narrative, transitional art, contemplative coloring, and data searches...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 608–612.
Published: 01 October 2015
... similar strategies (convergence) or different strategies (divergence) within and across species. The evolution of communication is an example of convergent evolution in many cases. We describe a learning game that simulates the emergence of language and highlights differences between convergent and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., linear narrative to describe the divergence of species ( Baum et al., 2005 ; Meisel, 2010 ). Science educators have argued that developing students' tree-thinking skills should be a priority for biology curricula ( Baum et al., 2005 ; Catley, 2006 ; Meisel, 2010 ), and more educational resources...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2019
...-TT, 7.492-I Dispersal of seeds............................4.242-I Dispersion patterns............................1.27-I Dissection, NABT defense of............................6.385-E Divergence............................8.543-F, 8.543-OL Diversity............................4.287-TT...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (3): 166–169.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Shu-Bi Chen; ChingMei Tseng; Wen-Hua Chang Guiding students to generate testable scientific questions is essential in the inquiry classroom, but it is not easy. The purpose of the BDC (“Big Idea, Divergent Thinking, and Convergent Thinking”) instructional model is to to scaffold students’ inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 599–604.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Figure 13. One of the last quaggas in 1870, its coloration reflecting its divergence from other zebra types (see Figure 8 ) (Wikimedia). Figure 13. One of the last quaggas in 1870, its coloration reflecting its divergence from other zebra types (see Figure 8) (Wikimedia). ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 307.
Published: 01 May 2019
... part, this divergence is the result of public misperceptions about current scientific understanding and agreement on the topic, but it also results from a lack of understanding of the scientific enterprise. These challenges provide a unique opportunity and responsibility for those who teach science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 328–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... This activity challenged high-achieving and low-achieving students to exercise higher-order thinking skills that were lacking from a traditional teacher-centered, content-based classroom, thus fostering SSR. Today's influence from the media, diverging ethical views among the population, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 278–283.
Published: 01 April 2019
... explanations  7. Engaging in argument from evidence NGSS: LS4.C: Adaptation: Changes in the physical environment, whether naturally occurring or human induced, have thus contributed to the expansion of some species, the emergence of new distinct species as populations diverge under different conditions, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 169–174.
Published: 01 March 2019
... complements taxonomy, molecular phylogenetics and population genetics . Trends in Genetics , 23 , 167 – 172 . Hebert, P.D. , Sujeevan, R. & de Waarrd, J.R. ( 2003 ). Barcoding animal life: cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 divergences among closely related species . Proceedings of the Royal...
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A trend in the fossil record that is inconsistent with creationist thinking...
Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 3. A trend in the fossil record that is inconsistent with creationist thinking, but explained by evolution. After mass extinction events, surviving lineages diverge. Strict creationism has difficulty explaining where the new species come from, and why they are based on taxonomic groups More
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 152–159.
Published: 01 March 2019
... analyzed by two independent raters to develop a content-based coding scheme. Similar aspects were organized into qualitative categories. The inter-rater reliability was above 90 percent, and diverging cases could be resolved through discussion. The main focus of the preliminary study was to identify...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 120–125.
Published: 01 February 2019
... one square inch per iteration so that adequate divergence between the drawings can emerge. I have the students do this drawing activity, along with the Lego activity described next, while watching the video. College students are able to multitask in this manner, and I have found that the majority of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 98–109.
Published: 01 February 2019
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 12–17.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Microevolution Sexual Selection Artificial Selection Foraging Theory 2D MS, HS Lizard Evolution Virtual Lab HHMI ( Losos et al., 2004 ; Kolbe et al., 2012 ) Windows MAC OS Free Easy Yes Macroevolution Adaptive Radiation Divergent Evolution 2D MS, HS Mutation Planet Scott Schafer ( Schafer...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... between people of two widely divergent races, who differed in several Mendelian characters, would produce “disharmonious” genetic combinations in subsequent generations. By way of analogy, he gave the example of two breeds of chicken, Leghorn and Brahma. The Leghorn hen ( Figure 4 ) is an indeterminate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 650–658.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Divergence Events Using the Tool, “Timetree: The Timescale of Life.” American Biology Teacher , 72 ( 2 ), 106 – 108 . Nice, C. C. , & Shapiro, A. M. ( 1999 ). Molecular and morphological divergence in the butterfly genus Lycaeides (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in North America: Evidence of recent...