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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 52140–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449022
Published: 01 January 1990
..., WI: Department of Plant Pa- thology, University of Wisconsin-Mad- ison. Williams CrGC resources book 1985 Williams, P.H. & Hill, C.B. (1986). Rapid cycling populations of Brassica. Science, 232, 1385-1389. 10.2307/1697720 1385 How-TIo-Do-It Fast Plants- Rapid-Cycling Brassicas...
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Seven-day-old <b>Fast</b> <b>Plant</b> ( A, B ) and kale ( C, D ) seedlings on mineral sa...
Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 1. Seven-day-old Fast Plant ( A, B ) and kale ( C, D ) seedlings on mineral salts agar growing in the absence ( A, C ) and presence ( B, D ) of 1 mM sodium phosphate. White arrow indicates root hairs; black arrows indicate lateral roots. Figure 1. Seven-day-old Fast Plant (A, B) and kale Figure 1. Seven-day-old Fast Plant ( A, B ) and kale ( C, D ) seedlings on mineral salts agar growing in the absence ( A, C ) and presence ( B, D ) of 1 mM sodium phosphate. White arrow indicates root hairs; black arrows indicate lateral roots. Figure 1. Seven-day-old Fast Plant (A, B) and kale More
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( A ) <b>Fast</b> <b>Plant</b> shown 22 hours after sowing in a “<b>plant</b> pouch,” viewed wit...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 3. ( A ) Fast Plant shown 22 hours after sowing in a “plant pouch,” viewed with a dissecting scope at 7× total magnification. ( B ) Fast Plants eight days after sowing; roots extend up to 5 cm in length (not shown in their entirety). Figure 3. (A) Fast Plant shown 22 hours after sowing Figure 3. ( A ) Fast Plant shown 22 hours after sowing in a “plant pouch,” viewed with a dissecting scope at 7× total magnification. ( B ) Fast Plants eight days after sowing; roots extend up to 5 cm in length (not shown in their entirety). Figure 3. (A) Fast Plant shown 22 hours after sowing More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 748575–580 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.8.8
Published: 01 October 2012
... with rapid-cycling Brassica rapa , also known as Fast Plants. Isolated ovules were used to attract pollen tubes that were triggered to grow through explants of female flower parts. The activity provides insight into the in vivo situation of plant reproduction, appealing visual results, and the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... which organisms evolve. Evolution can occur through natural selection, artificial selection, mutation, migration, and genetic drift. Species will always evolve what they need to survive. Species that cannot adapt fast enough to changes in the environment will die off. Species do not always get what...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818582–584 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.582
Published: 01 October 2019
...Figure 1. Seven-day-old Fast Plant ( A, B ) and kale ( C, D ) seedlings on mineral salts agar growing in the absence ( A, C ) and presence ( B, D ) of 1 mM sodium phosphate. White arrow indicates root hairs; black arrows indicate lateral roots. Figure 1. Seven-day-old Fast Plant (A, B) and kale...
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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
...............................6.403-RL Extinct megaherbivores............................3.146-F Faculty perceptions............................6.403-RL Fast food............................5.360-I Feedback............................4.287-TT Field study............................5.334-I, 8.561-I Fish...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815360–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.360
Published: 01 May 2019
...Evan Lampert; Holly Munro The abundance of online resources that students have access to makes it difficult to determine whether the information they find is accurate. Several online sources have claimed that hamburgers from fast-food chains do not decompose, and we developed two exercises that...
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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
... grew fast-growing and easy-to-maintain mung beans in natural topsoil, commercial potting soil, and sand, but other plant species and soil types could be used. Have students work in groups to maintain one replicate of a soil type and biochar treatment combination (e.g., potting soil control and potting...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814297–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.297
Published: 01 April 2019
... purely in black and white.” There are even zebra toys. An American talking toy, Robert the Zebra, is programmed with zebra facts such as “I can run pretty fast; about 35 miles an hour.” Prince George, young heir to the British throne, was given a hand-carved rocking zebra as a Christmas gift. Zebra-print...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809697–701 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.697
Published: 01 November 2018
... New Allergy Solution: Fast, Long-Lasting Relief............................1.58-R Animal Vigilance: Monitoring Predators and Competitors............................2.153-R Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart the Animals Are?............................2.153-R Monarchs and Milkweed: A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809642–648 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.642
Published: 01 November 2018
... expression and activity of these enzymes ( Gan et al., 2006 , p. 33387); fasting, a high-fat diet, and glucose levels influence the expression and activity of the enzyme that catalyzes A-to-I editing in mouse pancreatic tissue (p. 33387). mRNA editing is thus a third phenomenon, in addition to PTM and AS...
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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
... one. As described by students in various stages of their science career to Pelaez, Ryder, Packer, and Cohen (1997) , The breadth of knowledge taught in science seems to ensure student exposure to the vast expanses of scientific knowledge, but with there being so much coming so fast, students seem...
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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
... considerable utility in science education. Arabidopsis is a member of the mustard family (Brassicaceae) and a relative of Wisconsin Fast Plants, which may be familiar to some science educators. Arabidopsis , whose common name is mouse-ear cress, provides a launching point from which students can investigate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.154
Published: 01 February 2018
... survive the bite into the milkweed plant with its interior, sticky white latex substance. In fact, half of monarch caterpillars that bite into the milkweed plant may not survive, as the fast drying latex substance is capable of gluing their mouthparts shut. This long-standing, plant-animal interaction...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802116–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.116
Published: 01 February 2018
... may be accomplished using fast-growing organisms like bacteria or viruses ( Bordenstein et al., 2010 ) or through simulations like computer games (e.g., “Sex and the Single Guppy,” www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/sex/guppy ). Although it has been argued that computer simulations may mimic the scientific...
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( A ) Barley seeds shortly after germination, with shoots (white arrow) exh...
Published: 01 April 2016
) Seedlings, six days after germination, bending toward the light source. From left to right: Fast Plants, lettuce, basil (not germinated; seeds were three years old and not viable), and radish. These plant pouches were filled with milled peat moss as the growth medium instead of paper towels. Figure 6. (A ) Seedlings, six days after germination, bending toward the light source. From left to right: Fast Plants, lettuce, basil (not germinated; seeds were three years old and not viable), and radish. These plant pouches were filled with milled peat moss as the growth medium instead of paper towels. Figure 6. (A More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799740–745 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.740
Published: 01 November 2017
... model system. As a well-studied model system, Arabidopsis research has led, and continues to lead, to a better understanding of how a plant interacts with and responds to its environment. However, the main advantage with Arabidopsis is that it is an exceedingly fast mover, providing vivid results...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798655–660 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.655
Published: 01 October 2017
... density, to see the influence of development or environment. Dermal impressions are made using Superglue, which is reliable, fast, and shows remarkable detail ( Freeman, 2010 ). Impressions are then viewed under a microscope at 100–400X. CO 2 enters a leaf through stomata, where it is dissolved...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794313–315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.313
Published: 01 April 2017
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