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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814229–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.229
Published: 01 April 2019
.... At times, an as-yet-unknown factor, such as an elusive pollinator or seed disperser, is implied by morphological adaptation in coevolved plants. A well-known, classic example is the flower of the Malagasy orchid ( Angraecum sesquipedale ), also known as the “comet orchid,” sporting an exceedingly...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... , such as mammals, insects, or flowering plants. They are changes that occur on a geological timescale ( Jablonski, 2007 ). Macroevolution includes two schools of thought: gradualism and saltationism. Gradualism 23 proposes that macroevolution results from the accumulation of small modifications...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809650–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.650
Published: 01 November 2018
... insects and butterflies as well as wildflowers without going into any more detail about them. Use the “deconstruction” exercise provided ( Figure 2 ), then move to drawing caterpillars and the biology of butterflies. I suggest including at least two drawings of flowers and their parts, a basic drawing of...
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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
... reproductive cells Genetic variation Genetic differences found in nature among different individuals of the same species Terms related to plant anatomy Inflorescence A cluster of flowers including the branches of the stem Peduncle A branch supporting an inflorescence Stamen Male...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805339–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.339
Published: 01 May 2018
... through a complete life cycle, hopefully from seed to seed. In the process, students observe germination, stem elongation, root development, flowering, pollination, and fruit/seed development. The order of lecture topics roughly correlates with the life cycle of the seed: plant anatomy and morphology are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799787–791 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.787
Published: 01 November 2017
... Dynamic Population Growth............................7:572-I Post-Harvest Physiology of Cut Flowers: A Problem-Based, Cooperative Learning Activity for the Biology Classroom............................7:578-I Teaching Principles of Endocrinology Using the Tobacco Hornworm...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794329–330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.329a
Published: 01 April 2017
... alignment with science teaching standards. The bulk of the book consists of an exploration of flower and fruit biology told through the story of the young reader's investigations with Mr. Ty and Mrs. Maria, both former teachers. They guide the young scientist through flower anatomy, pollen and...
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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
... do changes in temperature affect transpiration rates? How does proximity to a developing fruit affect the photosynthetic rate? Is photosynthesis affected by a plant's proximity to a road? Is photosynthesis affected in leaves that are proximal or distal to a flower? Comparison of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77150–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.7
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the topics that are required in middle school life science. To prepare the students to brainstorm possible outcomes of the court case, they are taught the basics of strawberry biology. We created a 10-minute video of Dr. Ashman describing strawberry flower anatomy, sexual and asexual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77299–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.4
Published: 01 February 2015
... Anatomy, 188 , 319–327. Ridley, M. (2004). Evolution, 3 rd Ed. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. Rudall, P.J., Bateman, R.M., Fay, M.F. & Eastman, A. (2002). Floral anatomy and systematics of Alliaceae with particular reference to Gilliesia , a presumed insect mimic with strongly zygomorphic flowers...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759723–727 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.20
Published: 01 November 2013
..........................4:239-D Flowers, Susan K........................3:194-I Fox, Bradley K........................7:470-I Frame, Kathy.......................7:439-D Freeman, Tom.......................4:302-M Gardner, Grant E........................7:476-I Gorospe, Kelvin D...
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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
... flower anatomy increase students’ knowledge about flower anatomy and sexual reproduction of higher plants, clarify the beneficial effect of maternal sporophytic tissue and ovules to trigger pollen tube growth, demonstrate pollen tube guidance as an example of molecular cell-to-cell...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 752133–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.12
Published: 01 February 2013
... variety of succulents have all been offered by my local store. And of course, cut flowers make perfect specimens for teaching floral anatomy. Besides the common array of pet animals available, I noted mollusks (gastropods), several species of crustaceans (both aquatic and terrestrial), and aquatic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749667–671 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.14
Published: 01 November 2012
...-H, 7:485-I Experiential learning.......................6:387-A FAR guide.......................1:47-H Fermentation.......................6:414-I Flatfish.......................3:164-I Flower anatomy.......................8:575-H Food webs.......................7:518-H...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 743194–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.3.13
Published: 01 March 2012
... Rudolph Blaschka, who are responsible not only for Harvard University’s famous glass flowers but also for blown-glass models of cells and of marine invertebrates. Dam’s work includes a piece in which blown-glass jellyfish are encased in glass filled with bubbles, which appear to be produced by the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 733144–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.3.5
Published: 01 March 2011
... . Evans W. Flower J. Holton D. ( 2001 ). Peer tutoring in first-year undergraduate mathematics . International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology , 32 , 32 – 161 . Gosser D.K. ( 2008 ). Report on peer-led team learning (PLTL) – PLTL national...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 73147–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.1.10
Published: 01 January 2011
...Maura C. Flannery © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2011 2 e-mail: flannerm@stjohns.edu References Armstrong C . & de Zegher C. , Eds. ( 2004 ). Ocean Flowers: Impressions from Nature . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 7318–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.1.3
Published: 01 January 2011
..., flowers and their visitors, and arthropods on epiphytes. Am Sci 90: 79 New Sci 11//3//01, p. 54 NYTBR 10//7//01, p. 15 Science 294: 1289 Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival by Carl Safina Henry Holt, 2002 Conveying his love of seabirds and the sea, Safina visits researchers...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 726357–360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.6.8
Published: 01 August 2010
... revealing some contents, and (4) when it is open all the way so that the leaves and/or flowers can be observed and drawn. Figure 4 shows a sample compilation of these four phases. For each of these spring-phase drawings, students must include a look-alike bud. To encourage discussion and comparison...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 726378–381 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.6.13
Published: 01 August 2010
... defense system until she reflected on the fact that bees take pollen and nectar from flowers and chemically change them into honey and bee ‘‘bread’’ when they return to the hive. In these processes the toxins are broken down, and the bees are thus exposed to fewer toxins in their diet. This is a great...