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The American Biology Teacher. 1982; 442128–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447425
Published: 01 February 1982
... genetics, problems and approaches 1979 Human Genetics: Educational Resources for the Classroom Karen Greendale Kim Kelly Peter Panyon National Clearinghouse for Human Genetic Diseases Washington, D.C. 20005 Since its inception in 1978, the National Clearinghouse for Human Genetic Diseases (NCHGD) has...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 556350–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449679
Published: 01 September 1993
..., 1985). Salina Star Route, Boulder, CO 80302: Western Regional Environ- mental Education Council. Stencel, J.E. (1990). Community biology: Getting students involved in studying the biology of their community. The American Biology Teacher, 52(2), 68. Stencel 2 68 52 The American Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822123–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.123
Published: 01 February 2020
..., for an instructor unfamiliar with this landscape, finding appropriate materials or accurate information may be daunting. To help instructors integrate more medical examples into their evolution curriculum, we have created an online resource called EvMedEd that provides online educational resources in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814256–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.256
Published: 01 April 2019
... because students design replicated experiments, collect and analyze data, discuss variability in the data, and interpret their results in the context of recent research. gain an appreciation for soils as an important natural resource; explore...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.141
Published: 01 February 2019
... . 2019 CourseSource: Evidence-Based Teaching Resources for Undergraduate Biology Education ( https://www.coursesource.org/ ) Inspired by national reports like BIO 2010 and Vision and Change , which call for reformation in undergraduate biology education, CourseSource provides tools for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817503–506 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.503
Published: 01 September 2019
... University STEM Center for Outreach, Research & Education (STEM CORE) and the Texas Tech University Department of Natural Resources Management. Thanks to Dr. Jerry Dwyer for encouragement to put this lesson together. Mark Johnson assisted with instruction during the field activity. Bridging the gap...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779651–657 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.2
Published: 01 November 2015
... education formative assessment life science Figure 1. Conceptual framework for responsive science instruction ( Sabel et al., 2015 ). Figure 1. Conceptual framework for responsive science instruction (Sabel et al., 2015). What are the essential life-science concepts that constitute the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82118–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.18
Published: 01 January 2020
... References AAAS ( 2010 ). Exploring the nature of science: using the Atlas of Science Literacy and other education resources from AAAS Project 2061 . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of Science . AAAS ( 2015 ). AAAS science assessment . Retrieved from http...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... held by students, but few such programs exist and teachers typically lack access to these resources. Experiential learning in the form of self-guided kits can allow evolution education programs to maximize their reach while still maintaining a high-quality resource. We created an inquiry-based kit that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814291–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.291
Published: 01 April 2019
... least, protecting “the environment” is a proxy for ensuring that a public resource remains healthy for all. Any harm is ultimately done to other humans. Such connections may not be obvious, especially at first. Consider the dramatic case of Minamata, Japan. In the 1950s most residents of this small...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81161–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.61
Published: 01 January 2019
.... ( 1994 ). Using indigenous knowledge to improve agriculture and natural resource management . Human Organization , 53 , 123 – 131 . Diamond, J. ( 1987 ). The worst mistake in the history of the human race . Discover ( May ), 64 – 66 . González, R.J. ( 2001 ). Zapotec Science: Farming...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805397–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.397
Published: 01 May 2018
... can use limiting resources more fully. Second, diverse communities are more stable through stressful conditions, such as drought, fire, excess nitrogen deposits, or herbivory. They are also more resilient to invasion by new species. Finally, diverse ecosystems promote nutrient cycling and storage...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804291–300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.291
Published: 01 April 2018
.../publicpolicies/invest/computersimulations.html Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center (ABRC) . ( 2016 ). Education and Outreach . Available at https://abrcoutreach.osu.edu/ Ausubel, F. M. ( 2000 ). Arabidopsis genome: A milestone in plant biology . Plant Physiology , 124 , 1451 – 1454...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798688–691 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.688
Published: 01 October 2017
... years with admonishments to take their daily vitamins. Even knowing nothing about what vitamins do. Something (vaguely) about growth and strong bodies. The term “vitamin” itself conjures images of “vital” ingredients and “vitality”—a potent connotative prejudice relevant to educators. Imagery can trump...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786456–462 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.456
Published: 01 August 2016
... consider the history of the movement, its place in the greater arena of STEM education, and the reasons why this new approach has never been more critical. We encourage all biology educators to consider becoming agents of change, and we focus on helpful resources and practical suggestions to help ABT...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80147–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.47
Published: 01 January 2018
... for H. batesii in their high school biology classroom. Topics, resources, and activities are also suggested that allow teachers to make educational connections between the H. batesii captive breeding program, the ongoing sixth mass extinction, and the destruction of the Amazon rainforest...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797592–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.592
Published: 01 September 2017
... activities. The availability of this new virtual wildlife community provides a widely accessible, freely obtained resource for data collection that has directly relevant applications for wildlife ecology education. ecology wildlife augmented reality pokémon population ecology community ecology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1986; 484213–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448266
Published: 01 April 1986
... Clifton Forge, VA and at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, and has served as coordinator of the Forestry Program and coordinator of Forest Productivity Research at the Univ. of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Randall J. Champeau is assistant professor of Environ- mental Education, College of Natural Resources, Univ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79149–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.49
Published: 01 January 2017
...Donovan P. German; Doris A. Raven; Nancy Aguilar-Roca Fish species are an important food resource all over the world, but the fishing practices of human beings are slowly driving many fish species to extinction. However, little is being done to communicate the problem of overfishing to the general...