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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 430–434.
Published: 01 August 2019
... for middle school students participating in an after-school program to assist them with designing their own experiment using planarians (flatworms) exposed to caffeine, sugar, and an energy drink. Results indicated that the average velocity of the planarians in 1 mM caffeine, 1 mM sucrose, and 0.1...
Includes: Supplementary data
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (6): 449–450.
Published: 01 August 2001
...José Vázquez Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers The "Biology of" Series BioMedia Associates The Biology of Echinoderms The Biology of Flatworms The Biology of Molluscs such quirks, leaving instructors (or textbooks) to fulfill that duty. Difficult...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2019
...............................3.169-I, 5.340-I, 5.352-I Flatworms............................6.430-I Food safety............................6.412-I Foraging............................2.115-I Formative assessment............................9.669-TT Fungal pathogens............................7.492-I Fungi...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 438–441.
Published: 01 August 2017
... doing genetics in flatworms, or even students studying animal husbandry, nutrition, or medicine. The onus is on judges to decide how vastly different projects compare to each other. We therefore suggest that science fairs add information to judging guides to explicitly define the criteria for a high...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 208–223.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , 873 – 884 . Schockaert, E. R. , Hooge, M. , Sluys, R. , Schilling, S. , Tyler, S. , & Artois, T. ( 2008 ). Global diversity of free living flatworms (Platyhelminthes, “Turbellaria”) in freshwater . Hydrobiologia , 595 , 41 – 48 . Smith, L. G. , Weissman, I. L. , & Heimfeld...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 681–688.
Published: 01 November 2015
... States, By States . Washington, DC : National Academies Press . Pagan, O.R. , Coudron, T. & Kaneria, T. ( 2009 ). The flatworm planaria as a toxicology and behavioral pharmacology animal model in undergraduate research experiences . Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education , 7...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (9): 657–658.
Published: 01 November 2012
... homing pigeons (their own research organisms), sea turtles, and migratory birds. But many other species are woven in, including other insects, Bermuda fireworms, spiny lobsters, whales, mice, terrestrial flatworms, and even bacteria. They cover different habitats (the sky, ocean, and land) and spatial...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 495–498.
Published: 01 October 2010
...-established tank, you may find surprises. In preparing this manuscript, I found a flatworm that I had not seen before, but I could not find a planarian. I have found that freshwater tanks are much more productive than saltwater tanks, but the latter are still usable. Either way, we generally find organisms...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (5): 288–293.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 2 Fungi Protist-like Fungi, Common Molds, Sac Fungi, Club Fungi, Imperfect Fungi, Lichens 3 Protista Protozoa, Unicellular Algae, Slime Molds 4 Animals: Invertebrates Sponges, Cnidarians, Flatworms, Roundworms, Segmented Worms, Mollusks, Echinoderms, Arthropods 5 Animals: Vertebrates...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (6): 380–384.
Published: 01 August 2006
... flatworm (an organism called Schmidtea medi- terranea, or planaria) as a powerful new model system to study the molecular mechanics of regeneration. By iden- tifying and characteriz- ing regeneration at the molecular level, he hopes to gain a better under- standing of how higher organisms, including humans...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (4): 208–252.
Published: 01 April 2006
... lab at Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove, California, he teaches undergraduates during the winter and spring terms. Almost singlehandedly, Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado has established a freshwater flatworm (an organism called Schmidtea mediterranea, orplanaria) as a powerful new model...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (5): 384–385.
Published: 01 May 2004
... episode dis- cusses the Platyhelminthes, the first creatures who could actively hunt, 565 million years ago. They were the first animals with heads, brains, and bilateral symmetry, and they have evolved 20,000 species. There is a remarkable true story of an earthworm eating a flatworm in Scotland...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (3): 202–207.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 16a. Body elongate, soft flattened often with eyespots, balling up when out of water phylum Platyhelminthes: cla sTurbellaria,flatworms 16b. Body extremely long and thin with hard outer cuticle phylum Nematomorpha, horsehair worms (Biermann et al., 2001, p.47) each student group to write its key on...
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The American Biology Teacher (2003) 65 (6): 409–417.
Published: 01 August 2003
... (flatworms), nematodes (round- worms), and annelids (segmented worms) that stu- dents can research and compare to corresponding free-living species, and in the process learn about these recognized taxa. Students estimate the degree of body system development in representative flatworms such as Taenia or...
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The American Biology Teacher (2002) 64 (9): 647.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Some grow to be humongous! Cnidaria are jellyfish, Anemones and corals. Their tentacles have stinging cells On colonies or singles. Planaria are flatworms, Platyhelminths, to be sure. As scavengers they crawl around With muscle cells galore! The roundworms are ubiquitous Nematodes by name. Some of them...
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The American Biology Teacher (2002) 64 (9): 647.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Some grow to be humongous! Cnidaria are jellyfish, Anemones and corals. Their tentacles have stinging cells On colonies or singles. Planaria are flatworms, Platyhelminths, to be sure. As scavengers they crawl around With muscle cells galore! The roundworms are ubiquitous Nematodes by name. Some of them...
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The American Biology Teacher (2002) 64 (9): 647–648.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Some grow to be humongous! Cnidaria are jellyfish, Anemones and corals. Their tentacles have stinging cells On colonies or singles. Planaria are flatworms, Platyhelminths, to be sure. As scavengers they crawl around With muscle cells galore! The roundworms are ubiquitous Nematodes by name. Some of them...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (8): 606–608.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Phylum Cnidaria Anemones Hydroids Phylum Bryozoa Phylum Platyhelminthes Flatworms Phylum Mollusca Bivalves ( oft clams, oysters, mussels) Gastropods (nudibranchs, oyster drill snails) Phylum Arthropoda Isopods Amphipods (skeleton shrimp, scuds) Decapods (juvenile blue crabs, mud crabs, grass hrimp...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 January 2001
... will marvel at how aquatic insects Dodge a predatory flatworm only in Demoslides, 5 in jars): Amoeba, have adapted to their water-swept to become trapped in the stinging Euplotes, Vorticella, Difflugia, Volvox, world with streamlined shapes, tentacles of a Hydra, which gives Paramecium caudatum...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (6): 410–419.
Published: 01 August 2001
... that was more interesting." 2.There were insufficient resources to answer the Naive Question (7 students). One student explained: "I wanted to know whether other flatworms had photosynthetic bodies inside them, but I could not find any answer to this; all the examples of flatworms were Convoluta." 3...