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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81132–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.32
Published: 01 January 2019
...Amanda L. J. Duffus Phylogenetic analysis and interpretation can be challenging for many students, but emerging infections can provide a rich tapestry for addressing these topics while maintaining student interest. Ranaviruses are a group of emerging infections in amphibians that have been...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803214–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.214
Published: 01 March 2018
...Michelle A. Williams; Patricia J. Friedrichsen; Troy D. Sadler; Pamela J. B. Brown Since antibiotics have become routinely used to treat infections, antibiotic resistance is now an emerging concern for public health. To understand how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, many students draw...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 736314–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.3
Published: 01 August 2011
... resistant infections that occur in health-care establishments, one of the recent challenges is the emergence of pathogens, such as MRSA, in the community, among individuals without any apparent risk factors for the infection. The transmission of resistant pathogens and antimicrobial resistance determinants...
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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
...Kristine K. Dennis; Dean P. Jones The historic debate of nature vs. nurture has emerged as a central yin-yang of contemporary health and disease research. The Human Genome Project provided the capability to define the nature of an individual by one's genetic sequence. But tools are not available to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 739513–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.3
Published: 01 November 2011
... eradicated and emerges as the next eradication target, and national programs helped reduce the incidence of tuberculosis in many countries. Other, more recent vaccines have already achieved a visible impact, as revealed by the ability of the hepatitis B vaccine to decrease the number of new hepatitis...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82137–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.37
Published: 01 January 2020
... source of infection Python Django website References Anderson, R.M. & May, R.M. ( 1992 ). Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control . New York, NY : Oxford University Press . Binder, S. , Levitt, A.M. , Sacks, J.J. & Hughes, J.M. ( 1999 ). Emerging infectious...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82130–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.30
Published: 01 January 2020
... Virus An infective agent consisting of genetic material in a protein coat; can multiply only within the cells of a host Bacteria Unicellular prokaryotes that have the potential to cause disease and have no organelles or nucleus Symbiosis An interaction between two different species living in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
...............................7.474-F Elementary students............................9.626-OL, 9.626-RL Emerging infection............................1.32-I Energy drinks............................6.430-I Energy (plant cycle)............................3.145-E, 9.645-I Engineering design process...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818577–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.577
Published: 01 October 2019
.... & Baquero, F. ( 2014 ). Emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance: setting a parameter space . Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences , 119 , 68 – 77 . National Research Council ( 2012 ). A Framework for K–12 Science Education . Washington, DC : National Academies Press . Ventola, C.L...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817467–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.467
Published: 01 September 2019
...). Figure 1. Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Competition. Figure 1. Content design and organization of the preliminary round of the Microbe Competition. Figure 2. One picture question in the quiz of the preliminary shows the process of a phage infecting a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817492–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.492
Published: 01 September 2019
... provides students with a deeper understanding of an emerging infectious disease. It combines critical-thinking skills with hands-on research, focusing on discussions, formulation of hypotheses, and data analysis. The supplies listed below are sufficient for analyzing 50 soil samples. In addition to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81127–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.27
Published: 01 January 2019
... variety of explanatory variables. Significant quantities of data can be generated in relatively short order and pooled for a class; many patterns can emerge that challenge students to find logical interpretations. Relatively sophisticated students could test whether parasites have a random dispersion...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807493–500 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.493
Published: 01 September 2018
...Derek Dube; Tracie M. Addy; Maria R. Teixeira; Linda M. Iadarola Throughout global history, various infectious diseases have emerged as particularly relevant within an era. Some examples include the Bubonic plague of the fourteenth century, the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918, the HIV epidemic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805339–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.339
Published: 01 May 2018
... embryos emerge from each fruit, commonly mistaken as single seeds Cherry tomato Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme Yes, at end Common pea Pisum sativum Yes, if students perform hand pollination they will produce fruit Provide stakes Not recommended: Nasturtium Tropaeolum...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803191–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.191
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Figure 5. On display are pictures of a team of microbiology undergraduate students at Texas Southern University using the GIST lab (and GIST software) to map Texas counties reporting chlamydial infections in 2014 as part of GIST PBL infusion project. Figure 5. On display are pictures of a team of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803175–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.175
Published: 01 March 2018
... Biology Teacher , 51 ( 4 ), 250 – 253 . Fulton, L. A. , & Simpson-Steele, J. ( 2016 ). Reconciling the divide: Common processes in science and arts education . The STEAM Journal , 2 ( 2 ), 1 – 8 . Gibbons, M. ( 2000 ). Mode 2 society and the emergence of context-sensitive science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803203–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.203
Published: 01 March 2018
... expression frequencies between infected and uninfected populations (to compare between groups of a categorical variable). For a mechanistic hypothesis, the appropriate test design is a manipulative experiment, in which the investigator alters the proposed cause and measures the response of the pattern...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80150–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.50
Published: 01 January 2018
...Paul L. Guy; Rebecca Macdonald; Susan Mackenzie; David J. Burritt In this inquiry activity, students use the genetic diversity of common beans ( Phaseolus vulgaris L.) from their local garden center to investigate this species’ resilience to salt stress and viral infection. Students use a number of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793169–173 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.169
Published: 01 March 2017
.... This jigsaw activity can be found that the following URL, http://peabody.yale.edu/teachers/peabody-fellows-institute/climate-and-emerging-infections-companion-documents The latest virus to use mosquitoes as a vector is Zika. Currently, the fallout from this disease links Guillain-Barré Syndrome...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788695–698 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.695
Published: 01 October 2016
... University Press . Vedder, E.B. ( 1916 ). Dietary deficiency as the etiological factor in pellagra . Archives of Internal Medicine , 18 , 137 – 172 . Figure 1. Amid the controversy about whether pellagra was caused by diet or infection, Charles Davenport presented this pedigree as evidence...