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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 493–500.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and encourage application and higher-order thinking. We describe here how the case study approach was utilized to teach students about emerging infectious diseases using the 2014–16 Ebola virus outbreak as the subject of instruction. Results suggest that students completing the case study not only had...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 190–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Houda Darwiche; Julie R. Bokor First reported in March 2014, the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has now claimed more lives than all other known EVD outbreaks combined, making it the deadliest occurrence of the disease since it was first discovered nearly 40 years ago. In hopes of...
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Questions for the <b>Ebola</b> jigsaw WebQuest.   Figure 1. Questions for the Ebol...
Published: 01 March 2016
Figure 1. Questions for the Ebola jigsaw WebQuest. Figure 1. Questions for the Ebola jigsaw WebQuest. More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Andrew W. Bartlow; Tanya Vickers Zoonotic diseases pass between humans and other animals and are a major global health challenge. Lyme disease, SARS, swine flu, and Ebola are all examples of diseases spilling over to humans from other animals. Students may hear about these outbreaks in the news but...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 429–433.
Published: 01 August 2020
... concern.” (That deceptively modest phrase was the technical label for a truly significant threat, such as the episodes of Ebola, SARS, and MERS in recent years, each with hundreds of deaths.) But many elected public officials seemed to disagree. → Whose view should one accept? Who is really qualified to...
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Student perceptions of learning objectives achieved ( n  = 32). This group ...
Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 2. Student perceptions of learning objectives achieved ( n = 32). This group of questions was preceded with the question stem, “After the Ebola virus–related instruction on the date indicated, I feel confident that I could…” Figure 2. Student perceptions of learning objectives achieved More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 62.
Published: 01 January 2020
... (High School General or AP/IB, or 2- or 4-Year College), and curriculum standards. For example, plugging “Ebola” into Classroom Resources as a search term and requesting “Interactive Media,” provides “Virus Explorer,” a desktop app for Windows or Mac, to install on the computer. It allows the student to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 January 2020
... occurred in 1999). And in Africa, the Zika, Ebola, and Chikungunya viruses have caused considerable social and economic losses amid surging morbidity and mortality ( Anderson & May, 1992 ; Metsky et al., 2017 ). A crucial step in preventing and controlling all these diseases is to find the sources of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 32–39.
Published: 01 January 2019
... phylogenetics can be challenging for many students as they struggle to comprehend how sequence data are transformed into a tree and how the results are then interpreted. Emerging infectious diseases like Ebola virus disease, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and ranaviral diseases are a great way to get...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (9): 697–701.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ............................4.305-TT Earth energy budget............................1.42-I Ebola virus............................7.493-RL Ecological interactions............................5.365-I Ecological literacy............................8.572-F Ecology............................1.11-RL, 1.53-TT, 5.346-I...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (4): 301–304.
Published: 01 April 2017
...), communicable diseases (HIV, ebola, lyme disease, chagas disease, rocky mountain spotted fever, leishmasiasis), and endocrine disorders (hyper- and hypo-thyroidism). Specifically, the ELISA refers to an assay immobilizing a ligand or antigen with an antibody coupled to a quantitative indicator (such as an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 112–119.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., HS-LS4-4, HS-LS4-5 Day 11 Microevolution/Natural Selection HHMI BioInteractive “Sickle Cell Anemia” video, lactose tolerance video. Protecting the herd/herd immunity activity. Frontline “Outbreak” ebola video. Your Inner Monkey from PBS. Organisms can evolve over time due to environmental or...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 785–789.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Learning......................................... 1:24-OL Beyond the Adaptationist Legacy: Updating Our Teaching to Include a Diversity of Evolutionary Mechanisms.................................................... 2:101-OL Ebola Epidemic: Using Current Events to Teach Authentic Inquiry Science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 718–720.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., long-lasting, and meaningful learning. It is the cognitive counterpart of hunger, thirst, and sex drive. Authentic motivation comes in several varieties. For example, relevance matters, but only when it also generates an impetus to know. Biology in the news: Ebola, local environmental concerns, health...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 481–482.
Published: 01 September 2015
... noninvasive devices; the safety of GMOs; Ebola – not just confined to West Africa; even drought in Brazil or the emergence of a mysterious kidney disease in Sri Lanka. Teachers and students alike benefit from moving beyond the textbook, and even the classroom itself, and immersing themselves in how to assess...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 320–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
.../reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Microbiology in the curriculum enables educators to link lessons to other disciplines. Teachers can introduce microbiology through classic literature, science fiction, nonfiction, and the popular press. Discussions of outbreaks, such as the recent Ebola outbreak, are great...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 79–80.
Published: 01 January 2015
... , along with its accompanying (and much appreciated) maps, pictures, charts, reading list, and glossary, illuminates not only EBV, but also how science is done. I hope that this will not be the last book that Crawford publishes. Certainly, the Ebola virus could stand a similar treatment as heightened...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (6): 376–378.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 6,253 members and journal subscriptions of 4,299. Income for the year was $296,042, with an excess of $6,900 ( Jeffers & Lightner, 2001 ). Restriction enzymes, Earth Day, DDT and fragile bird eggs, oil shortages, CFCs, “Lucy,” and punctuated equilibrium. Ebola virus outbreaks, Three Mile Island...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 337–340.
Published: 01 August 2011
... researchers manipulating their mother’s cells (e.g., injecting HeLa cells into unwilling prisoners; infecting HeLa cells with Ebola). The use of HeLa cells has led to development of new research methods, medicines, and tests that have benefited all members of society, which justifies their use...
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The American Biology Teacher (2009) 71 (9): 558–561.
Published: 01 November 2009
... available in the 1950s. I have been reminded of Dubos's book frequently over the years since I first read it in the 1970s. Most particularly, it came to mind in the 1980s when HIV and then Ebola virus entered our consciousness. For those who don't remember these times, both infections came as rather a shock...