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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816417–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.417
Published: 01 August 2019
...Jana Bouwma-Gearhart; Sarah Adumat; Allyson Rogan-Klyve; Andrew M. Bouwma A feature of science is its production of evidence-based explanations. Scientific models can both provide causal explanations and be predictive of natural phenomena. Modeling-based inquiry (MBI) is a pedagogical strategy that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.169
Published: 01 March 2019
... biodiversity caused by the globalization of alien recreational freshwater fisheries . Hydrobiologia , 500 , 217 – 230 . Carreon-Martinez, L. & Heath, D.D. ( 2010 ). Revolution in food web analysis and trophic ecology: diet analysis by DNA and stable isotope analysis . Molecular Ecology , 19...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81112–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.12
Published: 01 January 2019
...Luke Appleton; Joshua Mackie We review software for exploring biological evolution from a fun and educational perspective. Our goal is to provide a background explanation of the methods used, terminology, and user experience, and learning outcomes of desktop and mobile evolutionary simulators...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808561–569 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.561
Published: 01 October 2018
...Harald Parzer; Matthew Stansbury Evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) is a recently established discipline that connects evolutionary theory with developmental biology. However, despite evo-devo's integral use of diverse insect taxa as model systems and its interdisciplinary approach...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807530–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.530
Published: 01 September 2018
.... Antibiotic resistances develop naturally in bacteria by the evolutionary force of selective pressure. In the presence of antibiotics, bacteria that develop mutations to resist the effect of that antibiotic are more likely to survive and pass on that genetic information. The risk of resistance development is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806416–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.416
Published: 01 August 2018
... training . Research in Science & Technological Education , 35 ( 4 ), 477 – 499 . Sousa, D. A. , & Pilecki, T. ( 2013 ). From STEM to STEAM: Using brain-compatible strategies to integrate the arts . Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press . Thornton, A. , & Clutton-Brock, T. ( 2011...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.144
Published: 01 February 2017
... Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 game theory prisoner's dilemma cooperation cheating evolutionary stable strategy exam Table 1. Characteristics of student nodes during the Cheating to Learn review session and exam. Node size is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787608–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.608
Published: 01 September 2016
...Lucas Newman; Amanda L. J. Duffus; Cathy Lee Building evolutionary trees can be an excellent way for students to see how different gene sequences or organisms are related to one another. Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis (MEGA) software is a free package that lets anyone build evolutionary...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782101–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.101
Published: 01 February 2016
... processes other than natural selection could result in a better understanding of natural selection and a better understanding of all evolutionary processes. Finally, we propose two strategies for accomplishing this goal, interleaving natural selection with other evolutionary processes and the development of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 776413–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.413
Published: 01 August 2015
... (2014) noted, this is indeed a “serious social problem.” Further research and development of instructional strategies is needed to improve the efficacy of teaching evolutionary science. Scientists may fail to understand how any student, when presented with the overwhelming evidence in favor of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774250–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.4
Published: 01 April 2015
... devising strategies to address them in the classroom. Acceptance of biological evolution can be characterized as acceptance of the idea that populations change over time and that current species (including humans) are the result of millions of years of evolutionary processes ( Johnson & Peeples...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769589–594 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.4
Published: 01 November 2014
... gain experience with the practice of scientific investigation, from designing and conducting experiments to making claims based on the data they collect. We include one example of a piloted classroom experiment that can easily be modified to test a variety of interesting ecological and evolutionary...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764238–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.4
Published: 01 April 2014
...-political issue. American Biology Teacher, 61 , 358–364. Paul, G. (2009). The chronic dependence of popular religiosity upon dysfunctional psychosociological conditions. Evolutionary Psychology, 7 , 398–441. Pearce, M. (2012). U.S. Rep. Paul Broun: evolution a lie “from the pit of hell.” Los...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749605–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.3
Published: 01 November 2012
...Abour H. Cherif; Dianne M. Jedlicka Biological and social evolutionary processes, along with social and cultural developments, have allowed humans to separate procreation from pleasurable/recreational sexual activity. As a class learning project, an alternative, hypothetical reproductive scenario...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 732120–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.2.14
Published: 01 February 2011
... motivations . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B , 365 , 2711 – 2722 . Dugatkin L.A. . ( 1997 ). Cooperation Among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective . Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press . Gächter S. Herrmann B. Thöni C. . ( 2010 ). Culture and cooperation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 733180–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.3.11
Published: 01 March 2011
... beneficial species to remain. While keeping in mind that just as pinpoint bombing is often less than perfect, no drug is without side effects, this approach seems worth pursuing. As Dorit suggests, this tactic involves more than just a different strategy for pharmaceutical companies, it also means...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 718483–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/20565361
Published: 01 October 2009
...://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/ abrahmsn/solidago/plantid.html. Abrahamson, W.G. & Weis, A.E.. (1997). Evolutionary Ecology Across Three Trophic Levels: Goldenrods, Gall Makers, and Natural Enemies. New Jersey: Princeton University Press. Albrecht, M. & Gotelli, N. J. (2001). Spatial and temporal niche...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 71284–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669377
Published: 01 February 2009
... the Discovery Institute (a leading Supernaturalist think-tank) generating imitation textbook material designed for this purpose. (One recent success of this strategy is the "Academic Freedom Act," formally the Science Education Act, SB 733, recently passed into law in Louisiana with strong bipartisan...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 707401–404 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163311
Published: 01 September 2008
... on reducing maternal mortality. In V. De Brouwere & W. Van Lerberghe, Eds., Safe motherhood strategies: A review of the evidence. Studies in Health Services Organization and Policy, 17, 7-33. Antwerp, Belgium: ITG Press. Varner, M., et al. (1996). The intergenerational predisposition to opera...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2007; 696332–335 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452173
Published: 01 August 2007
... development of curricula and instructional strategies that foster student learning of evolutionary biology. Many of these efforts emphasize the lines of evidence support- ing evolutionary theory and the theory's scientific validity in light of science as a method of inquiry (Farber, 2003; Cherif, Adams...