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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80150–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.50
Published: 01 January 2018
... simple to sophisticated measures of plant performance to gauge the impact of the stressors on plant growth and development. Students identify which cultivars may be useful in increasing future food security. © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers. All...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825364–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.364
Published: 01 May 2020
... could the Fore be fully informed without understanding Western medicine or research? Thus, to obtain specimens, Gajdusek adapted a practice used by government officials and other anthropologists, who had bartered Western technology for food and help. Gajdusek offered salt, matches, knives, and axes in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825279–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.279
Published: 01 May 2020
... experiments involving human embryos are well under way. But CRISPR is not limited to biomedical applications. It is also revolutionizing the food industry and many areas of biological research. This article provides science educators a broad and up-to-date overview of CRISPR, including its discovery...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819626–635 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.626
Published: 01 December 2019
..., M.P. ( 2017 ). Learning gene expression through modelling and argumentation . Science & Education , 26 , 1193 – 1222 . Ronald, P. ( 2011 ). Plant genetics, sustainable agriculture and global food security . Genetics , 188 , 11 – 20 . Rotbain, Y. , Marbach- Ad, G. & Stavy, R...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815308–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.308
Published: 01 May 2019
..., economics, food supplies, etc. Task : Students should then come up with ideas regarding strategies for both the prevention and mitigation of these safety concerns. Here they could fill out a table similar to Table 2 . Specific ideas can be found in the Department of Defense documents...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813152–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.152
Published: 01 March 2019
... you do that really helps to prevent cancer? Do you think there will ever be a full cure for cancer? Is it true that fried food causes cancer? I heard that brain tumors are difficult to treat due to the blood-brain barrier. Is that true and why? Cell biology Mitochondrial disease...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81161–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.61
Published: 01 January 2019
... farming practices enhancing food security . Food Tank . https://foodtank.com/news/2017/08/celebrating-international-day-of-the-worlds-indigenous-peoples/ . Prakash, S. ( 2002 ). Using indigenous knowledge to raise agricultural productivity . IK Notes 45 . Washington, DC : World Bank...
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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
... security............................1.50-TT Food webs............................5.331-F, 5.331-OL, 5.385-I Formative learning............................1.50-TT Free text............................6.410-F, 6.410-OL Frugivory............................5.365-I Fungi...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808572–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.572
Published: 01 October 2018
..., mitigate storm-water runoff, and provide food and habitat for other organisms. Using the cross-platform and open-source software Bioimages Collection Manager (BCM), we created an online interactive arboretum guide for a university campus arboretum. Faculty, students, and visitors can scan tree tags with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803244–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.244
Published: 01 March 2018
... afterword to the book suggests that “the future is seaweed.” Already seaweeds are used in the cosmetics and toiletries industries, food processing, furniture care products, paints, dyes, fire-fighting foam, soil conditioners, and bioplastics. Possible future uses of seaweeds include agricultural products...
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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
... problems, such as improving global food security, preventing and treating diseases, coping with climate change, and preserving ecosystems ( Losos et al., 2013 ). However, despite a large body of research on evolution education in the United States and extensive reform (reviewed in Glaze & Goldston...
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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
... between waterings; however, the soil was never allowed to become completely dry (otherwise the plants may desiccate and die). After seeds had germinated a sprinkle of Miracle Grow Bloom Booster Flower Food fertilizer powder (NPK of 15-30-15, with the following microelements: B 0.02%, Cu 0.07%, Fe 0.15...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798661–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.661
Published: 01 October 2017
... are readily available around the lab and classroom and let students design experiments using these items. Experiments will vary based on the class; however, the following are a few ways to assess worm movement. Worm migration to a chemical/food can be tested; to do this, put worms in the middle of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797572–577 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.572
Published: 01 September 2017
... 20th century, Paul Ehrlich published The Population Bomb , which warned that overpopulation would lead to a global food security crisis and harm global ecosystems ( Ehrlich, 1968 ). Currently, global population size remains a concern. Global water security is a major challenge, with the majority...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796438–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.438
Published: 01 August 2017
...) on hygiene behavior in honeybees is being used to combat colony collapse. This has huge implications for food security since honeybees contribute an estimated 14.6 billion dollars to U.S. agriculture through pollination ( Morse & Calderone, 2000 ). Work by Solomon (1993) on oxytocin and pair...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795407–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.407
Published: 01 May 2017
... available in grocery and hardware stores. Household product Active chemical Formula Common use (property) liquid ammonia ammonia NH 4 cleaner (reducing agent), fertilizer Clorox sodium hypochlorite NaOCl bleaching (oxidizing) agent vinegar acetic acid CH 3 COOH food...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793191–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.191
Published: 01 March 2017
.... , Crute, I. R. , Haddad, L. , Lawrence, D. , Muir, J. F. ,…, & Toulmin, C. ( 2010 ). Food security: The challenge of feeding 9 billion people . Science , 327 , 812 – 818 . Gu, B. , Chang, J. , Min, Y. , Ge, Y. , Zhu Q. , Galloway, J. N. , & Peng, C. ( 2013 ). The role of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793225–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.225
Published: 01 March 2017
... drawing food webs to show the movement of resources between organisms and trophic levels. Systems: Students learn this concept by measuring the spider and insect assemblage of a stream reach to demonstrate that within an ecosystem, interactions among individuals form dynamic networks. The ability to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79114–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.14
Published: 01 January 2017
... Cartographers and photogrammetrists 12.3 15.9 3.6 29.3 Child, family, and school social workers 305.2 324.1 19 6.2 Computer occupations, all other 233 240.8 7.7 3.3 Editors 117.2 111 –6.2 –5.3 Exercise physiologists 14.5 16 1.5 10.6 Food scientists and technologists 15.4 16...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787575–579 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.575
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The pitfall traps are hidden by grass. Mowed strips can be seen on the back side of the natural area, separating it from a surrounding fencerow. Figure 2. Food web model. Students first labeled each organism (some may have more than one label) as a producer (p), primary consumer (1...