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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1. The disease triangle. For disease to occur, the environment must be conducive for a virulent pathogen to infect a susceptible host (adapted from Agrios, 2004 ). Figure 1. The disease triangle. For disease to occur, the environment must be conducive for a virulent pathogen to infect a
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 767460–465 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.7.8
Published: 01 September 2014
... start by having students confront their prior knowledge regarding the genetic and environmental basis of behavior, using data from published scientific papers. Students then construct models that demonstrate that behavior, like other traits, is controlled both by genes and by the environment, using the...
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Published: 01 August 2013
Figure 5. Diffusion experiment in gravity-controlled environment. Figure 5. Diffusion experiment in gravity-controlled environment.
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Published: 01 September 2013
Figure 1. Comparison of the results of biased sampling in the simulated environment. Samples were taken perpendicular to the left-to-right moisture gradient, resulting in samples that are very different in their mean values. Figure 1. Comparison of the results of biased sampling in the
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Published: 01 September 2013
Figure 2. Comparison of the results of transect sampling in the simulated environment. Samples were taken parallel to the moisture gradient, resulting in samples that are very similar in their mean values. Figure 2. Comparison of the results of transect sampling in the simulated environment
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 756376–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.6.5
Published: 01 August 2013
... science and the humanities, the back-to-basics trend whereby teachers must understand the social change and impact of science on lives, and a more global perspective on environmental awareness. During this time of national attention on the biological topics of ecology, the environment, and evolution...
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Published: 01 February 2011
Figure 2. Pea Point is an example of a rocky intertidal environment located in Passamaquoddy Bay where a variety of gastropods and echinoderms are found. Figure 2. Pea Point is an example of a rocky intertidal environment located in Passamaquoddy Bay where a variety of gastropods and
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817474–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.474
Published: 01 September 2019
... advantages for hominins [i.e., any of the lineages of humans] living in environments where resources come in large “parcels” that are irregularly distributed across the landscape. Members of a group can search for food individually or in pairs, then share it with others, allowing the group as a whole to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 74135–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.1.8
Published: 01 January 2012
...' understanding of heredity and related concepts such as cells and reproduction using a Web-based Science Inquiry Environment (WISE) curriculum unit that was developed to help middle school students learn about genetic inheritance. Our findings suggest that students made significant gains from pretest to posttest...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 73272–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.2.4
Published: 01 February 2011
...Figure 2. Pea Point is an example of a rocky intertidal environment located in Passamaquoddy Bay where a variety of gastropods and echinoderms are found. Figure 2. Pea Point is an example of a rocky intertidal environment located in Passamaquoddy Bay where a variety of gastropods and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808600–607 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.600
Published: 01 October 2018
... role in carcinogenesis, epidemiology, and risk assessment . Toxicological Sciences , 120 ( Supplement 1 ), S130 – S145 . U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( 2017 ). TSCA [Toxic Substances Control Act] Chemical Substance Inventory . https://www.epa.gov/tsca-inventory . Wild, C.P...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 706336–341 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163292
Published: 01 August 2008
.... (1984). Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Boston, MA: Pearson Education. Bybee, R.W. (2006). How inquiry could contribute to the prepared mind. The American Biology Teacher, 68(8), 454. Echternacht, G. (2001). Living Environment Regents Examination- Data And Information Related to Standard...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
... course taught to second-year biology students that integrates key elements of inquiry and discovery while providing a structured approach to gaining research skills. In the research project, students collect leaves from woody dicot plants across a range of environments that are characterized by different...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824234–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.234
Published: 01 April 2020
...Jennifer Schneiderhan-Opel; Franz X. Bogner The terms Anthropocene and Homogenocene are frequently used to describe our current epoch, which is characterized by strong human impacts on the environment. One defining feature of the Anthro- or Homogenocene is biodiversity loss – experts say we are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814278–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.278
Published: 01 April 2019
...Gary Phillips; David I. Yates; Rowland M. Shelley; Paul R. Ortstadt; Ernest C. Bernard Commensalism is the association of two organisms, one of which derives benefit while the other is unaffected. These relationships are common in nature and in unexpected environments. A good example of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.170
Published: 01 March 2020
... students in hands-on research is meant to increase their problem-solving skills and help them learn how to work in a collaborative environment. Unfortunately, many students never receive a genuine research experience in their undergraduate biology courses. We developed a semester-long, laboratory-based...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812110–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.110
Published: 01 February 2019
... make pancakes (representing offspring) with various ingredients (illustrating genetic diversity and allelic variation), other students (representing the environment) judge the pancakes on the basis of taste. Only the highest-ranking pancakes are made in a second generation (illustrating population...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822114–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.114
Published: 01 February 2020
... observe, and computer simulations do not always result in a clear understanding of evolutionary principles. Recently, the Avida-ED software has been developed to simulate evolution in a laboratory setting. Unlike other simulations, Avida-ED allows students to manipulate the environment, change the...
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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...