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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
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) 81 (3): 169–174.
Published: 01 March 2019
... scientists by helping to build science skills and science literacy through authentic investigations. Students working with freshly caught fish had the most success generating CO1 gene sequences from dissected prey items; however, students were able to successfully amplify prey DNA from fish that had been...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 501–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
...) Is the specimen fertile? (6 pt) Flower, fruits, or sporangia: Exposed and clearly pressed? Attempt made to display one as dissected for educational value on herbarium sheet? (2 pt) At least one of the leaves and the reproductive parts (e.g., fruit or flower) should be attached to the stem to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 763–768.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., students investigate the authenticity of fish products purchased in local markets and restaurants by DNA sequence analysis of a segment of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene. In the course of their investigation, students are exposed to fundamental molecular biology techniques such...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 208–223.
Published: 01 March 2017
... able to regenerate at least one body part, i.e., Poriferans (e.g., sponges), Arthropods (e.g., insects and crustaceans), Urochordates (e.g., sea squirts) and Vertebrates (e.g., fishes and salamanders). Black: phyla that include animals in which regeneration of missing body parts has not been...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 410–416.
Published: 01 May 2016
... wide range of organisms – such as aquatic invertebrates, insects, fish, amphibians, and humans – in concentrations much lower than lethally toxic levels ( Rodríguez et al., 2007 ). These chemicals are released into the water supply primarily by wastewater discharge and by direct deposition from...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 248–253.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the Sickest , Moalem T. rex and the Crater of Doom , Alvarez Tears of the Cheetah , O'Brien Your Inner Fish , Shubin Time, Love, Memory , Weiner Books on Ecology Books on Infectious Diseases Gaia , Lovelock Coming Plague , Garrett Guns, Germs, and Steel , Diamond...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 681–688.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the Lake Michigan watershed, and we further connect the health of headwater streams to the quality of regional resources – in our case swimming beaches, but in other areas this could be fishing areas or drinking water. In the past 6 years that we have run this lab module, students have shown a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 643–647.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Technical Biological Terms .......................3:208-Q A Tale of Two Fishes or A Quick Fix for Fick’s Law .......................4:270-Q Biology Myth-Killers .......................5:350-Q Explicitly Linking Human Impact to Ecological Function in Secondary School Classrooms...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (3): 178–182.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Egg cannibalism scientific method California grunion student inquiry beach spawning fish dissection follow-up survey References California Department of Education. (2000). Science Content...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (7): 470–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
... (e.g., Marantz Model PMD661)* Hydrophone with pre-amplifier (e.g., High Tech Model HTI-96-Min) Raven Lite 1.0 software Personal computer with speakers Frozen squid, fish, shrimp, or pellet feed Our oceans are filled with sounds. The ambient, or background, noise at any given place in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 203–209.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Students observe how Pb 2+ alters fish behaviors. Because many levels of biological organization are involved, this module has application for multiple units within general and advanced biology classes. Beginning with what is known about Pb 2+ toxicity, students develop testable hypotheses about how it may...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 February 2013
... plants offered as well. [ The remaining departments may not be your first thought when attempting to obtain biological specimens. However, some items might be acquired at your local big box store for a fraction of the price if obtained elsewhere. ] Animals used for fishing bait are available in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (1): 47–51.
Published: 01 January 2013
... patterned caterpillars, permanent markers can be used to draw patterns on the caterpillars. As models are completed, they can be placed on trays covered with waxed paper. To transport caterpillars to the field, tackle boxes (like those used to carry fishing flies) can be used. We advise choosing a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (9): 667–671.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Over! Studying Flatfish Travel Patterns to Profile Fish Behavior.......................3:164-I Backyard Botany: Using GPS Technology in the Science Classroom.......................3:172-I Teaching Critical & Analytical Thinking in High School Biology?.......................3:178-I...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (8): 565–569.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... & Shiel, R.J. (2000). Impact of water regime and fish predation on zooplankton resting egg production and emergence. Journal of Plankton Research , 22 , 433–446. Sarnelle, O. & Knapp, R.A. (2004). Zooplankton recovery after fish removal: limitations of the egg bank. Limnology and Oceanography...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 496–502.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 10 gallons) to prevent spontaneous mating. The aquaria are kept at 22 ± 3°C with a 12:12 light:dark photoperiod and are best equipped with aerators and filters. Frogs are fed daily high-protein fishmeal pellets (Purina Aquamax Fish Pellets, ¼ inch). These standardized conditions ( Bantle...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 213–223.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Secretan, B., Straif, K., Baan, R., Grosse, Y., El Ghissassi, F., Bouvard, V. & others. (2009). A review of human carcinogens - part E: tobacco, areca nut, alcohol, coal smoke, and salted fish. Lancet Oncology , 10 , 1033–1034. Simmons, R. (2011). Epigenetics and maternal nutrition: nature v...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 542–546.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., such as larval black flies. Both shredder and collector invertebrates are a food resource for higher-trophic-level organisms, such as predatory stoneflies and fish. The process by which leaves decay in streams is amenable to experimentation by students. Leaves that fall into streams often cluster...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 72–77.
Published: 01 February 2011
... when dissecting and examining the intestines of ray-finned fishes and skates and when performing blood smears on microscope slides. This is an example of an unexpected unit of study that can be presented to students to demonstrate that there is considerably more diversity in the marine realm than meets...