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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823162–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.162
Published: 01 March 2020
... microorganisms were harmful did not differ between subjects prior to and after visiting Tiny Enormous , possibly because of the exhibition's information about “superbugs.” Our results suggest that artistic representations of microorganisms are effective educational tools for both academic and nonacademic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 8213–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.3
Published: 01 January 2020
...Janel L. Ortiz; April A. T. Conkey; Leonard A. Brennan; La Vonne Fedynich; Marybeth Green The lack of environmental education in many primary and secondary school systems is likely due to overloaded school curricula, lack of funds, large classroom sizes, and other contributing factors. Through the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
.... The Decomposition in Aquatic and Terrestrial Invaded Systems (DATIS) project within the Ecological Research as Education Network (EREN) offers a good model for examining how to minimize challenges and maximize opportunities associated with classroom use of long-term, collaborative research projects...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817520–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.520
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jesper Haglund; Konrad J. Schönborn Thermal imagery provides new opportunities to study concepts and processes in biology. Examples include using infrared (IR) cameras in educational activities to explore energy transfer and transformation in human physiology, animal thermoregulation, and plant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1999; 619672–676 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450800
Published: 01 November 1999
... carbon fixation within leaves. Trends in Plant Science, 1(1), 65-70. Vogelmann 1 65 1 Trends in Plant Science 1996 the Minolta SPAD-502 Leaf Chlorophy Meter: An Exciting New Tool for Education in the Plant Sciences John Markwell Dale Blevins O NE of the most obvious characteristics of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816395–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.395
Published: 01 August 2019
...Josef De Beer Classroom action research (CAR) represents a midpoint between teacher reflection at one end and traditional educational research at the other. CAR is a process in which a teacher identifies problems in the context of his or her own classroom and then engages in investigative methods...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815328–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.328
Published: 01 May 2019
...Lorraine J. Ramírez Villarín; Samantha R. Fowler Socioscientific issues have proved to be excellent tools for fostering the development of higher-order thinking skills that lead to superior socioscientific reasoning and decision making. This educational construct, with a focus on a local coastal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787599–602 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.599
Published: 01 September 2016
... ( Trueman & Miles, 2011 ). However, because students’ online comments may not be productive and could lead to a noninclusive classroom environment, rules and structure need to be established for how to engage on Twitter educationally ( Hinduja & Patchin, 2011 ). Although teachers can create...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813152–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.152
Published: 01 March 2019
... language of science in biology lessons. Through personal and genuine insight into science professions, students were able to experience the usefulness of English as a tool for international communication. We argue that the instructional model is applicable to a wide variety of educational contexts...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806446–450 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.446
Published: 01 August 2018
...Susan J. Rehorek; Mark A. Shotwell Science education as it is taught in the twenty-first century primarily focuses on scientific literacy, specifically on the process of science and how it can be applied. Most process-driven pedagogical tools are based on hypothesis-driven science, in which the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1988; 502121–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448665
Published: 01 February 1988
...Richard Duhrkopf Copyright 1988 National Association of Biology Teachers Computer Center HyperCard as a Tool for Educational Software Development Richard Duhrkopf Department Editor Occasionally, a new piece of soft- ware has the potential to turn the computer world in a new direction. VisiCalc...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1986; 48127–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448182
Published: 01 January 1986
...Alton Biggs; Patrick Tap Copyright 1986 The National Association of Biology Teachers References Adams, C.E. (1982). Wildlife resources applied to contem- porary goals in biology education. American Biology Teacher, 44(4), 224-228, 253. Adams 4 224 44 American Biology Teacher...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804312–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.312
Published: 01 April 2018
...María del Rosario Ramírez Mata; Robert M. Kao In educational and research settings, Tetrahymena is an excellent model organismfor engaging students to investigate function, morphology, structure, phagocytosis, and ciliary motion. Here, we present applications of Wright stain and Sytox green as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787542–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.542
Published: 01 September 2016
...: development of strategies and tools will require the brightest and most imaginative. Incorporation of the exposome into education curricula will foster discussion, development of interest, improvement of skills, and promotion of critical thinking to prepare students for civically engaged lives, ongoing study...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80274–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.74
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Recognizing the potential of Avida as a powerful tool for teaching about evolutionary processes and the nature of scientific reasoning and inquiry, one of us (RTP) developed an educational version of the software called Avida-ED ( Pennock, 2007a ). The program features a friendlier user interface than Avida...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78135–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.35
Published: 01 January 2016
... scientists structure the knowledge they acquire. As such, they are ubiquitous and invaluable in scientific research and communication. Because science education strives to make classroom activities more closely reflect science in practice, models have become integral teaching and learning tools woven...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76142–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.9
Published: 01 January 2014
... higher education, so the continuing challenge is to provide the undergraduate, pre-allied health-care student with dissection experience as budgetary constraints lead institutions away from this valuable and time-honored teaching tool. I present a teaching model that looks to address those concerns and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.197
Published: 01 April 2020
... start working out how you had hoped. Still, there is always room to grow and improve. We should recognize that we can often learn the most when things go wrong. Only then do the problems present themselves and solutions begin to appear. And problem solving is a powerful educational tool. The most...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
... are a potential teaching tool at different educational levels, with learning feedback provided by game performance and improvement. Furthermore, the approach brings the teacher closer to the student's world, adding dynamics to the classroom interaction. We were interested in how game playing might...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824257–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.257
Published: 01 April 2020
... the line to be visible. The length and height of the line in PowerPoint can be found under the drawing tools “format” tab, this measurement provides the equivalency of PowerPoint unit length compared to the calibration slide. To draw a new straight line, press shift, and again click on “insert-shape...