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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 518–520.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Richard Grumbine This article outlines an exercise that assesses student knowledge of food-web and energy-flow concepts. Students work in teams and use manipulatives to build food-web models based on criteria assigned by the instructor. The models are then peer reviewed according to guidelines...
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The American Biology Teacher (1999) 61 (2): 116–123.
Published: 01 February 1999
... Simulation To Teach Food Web Dynamics John G. Rueter Nancy A. Perrin R ecent improvements in educational technology have provided us with a wide range of tools to enhance student learning. However, the impact of educational technology on students' perfor- mance in class still needs to be researched. This...
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The American Biology Teacher (1982) 44 (3): 186–190.
Published: 01 March 1982
... answers to the codes found in Figure 3. Food Web Analysis: An Ecosystem Approach Steve K. Alexander Texas A&M University at Galveston Galveston, Texas 77553 Introductory courses in the bio- logical sciences often focus on selected organisms taken from the natural environment and returned to the classroom...
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Example of a <b>food</b> <b>web</b>. All photos from Wikimedia Commons.   Figure 1. Examp...
Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 1. Example of a food web. All photos from Wikimedia Commons. Figure 1. Example of a food web. All photos from Wikimedia Commons. More
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 331–338.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to interpret food chains and food webs is fundamental in the communication and understanding of relationships between organisms in the domain of biology. I examine the ways elementary-level students read a simple food web diagram and the effect this has on their understanding of the encapsulated...
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Base image of a stream and riparian zone. A sketched <b>food</b> <b>web</b> shows potenti...
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. Base image of a stream and riparian zone. A sketched food web shows potential pathways of energy and nutrients. Figure 1. Base image of a stream and riparian zone. A sketched food web shows potential pathways of energy and nutrients. More
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Diagram of an aquatic-terrestrial linked <b>food</b> <b>web</b>. Figure modified from  Ba...
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 9. Diagram of an aquatic-terrestrial linked food web. Figure modified from Baxter et al. (2005) , with graphics by Jeremy Monroe, Freshwaters Illustrated. Figure 9. Diagram of an aquatic-terrestrial linked food web. Figure modified from Baxter et al. (2005), with graphics by Jeremy More
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Organism cards for <b>food</b> <b>web</b> construction (reference for killer whale&#x27;s ener...
Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 1. Organism cards for food web construction (reference for killer whale's energy needs: adapted from Williams et al., 2004 ). Figure 1. Organism cards for food web construction (reference for killer whale's energy needs: adapted from Williams et al., 2004). More
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Data table for <b>Food</b> <b>Web</b> DRP task. Years 0 through 20 are utilized for the f...
Published: 01 October 2016
Figure 3. Data table for Food Web DRP task. Years 0 through 20 are utilized for the first part of the task; years 25 to 30 are utilized for the second part. References: killer whale, sea lion, and sea otter population values ( Williams et al., 2004 ); kelp population values (adapted from van More
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<b>Food</b> <b>web</b> model. Students first labeled each organism (some may have more th...
Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 2. Food web model. Students first labeled each organism (some may have more than one label) as a producer (p), primary consumer (1), secondary consumer (2), tertiary consumer (3), or quaternary consumer (4). They then labeled each animal as either an herbivore (H), a carnivore (C), or an More
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 635–641.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Figure 1. Organism cards for food web construction (reference for killer whale's energy needs: adapted from Williams et al., 2004 ). Figure 1. Organism cards for food web construction (reference for killer whale's energy needs: adapted from Williams et al., 2004). ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 57–61.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Patrick M. Edwards; Rodney Shroufe Streams and stream macroinvertebrates are ideal natural systems for ecological inquiry. We present three simple experiments that students can use to conduct field-based investigations which illustrate the importance of algae-based food webs in streams and measure...
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A sample <b>food</b> <b>web</b> with a maximum of three trophic levels. This sample has t...
Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 3. A sample food web with a maximum of three trophic levels. This sample has two producers, three primary consumers, and two secondary consumers. Figure 3. A sample food web with a maximum of three trophic levels. This sample has two producers, three primary consumers, and two secondary More
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The American Biology Teacher (1994) 56 (3): 160–163.
Published: 01 March 1994
... Biological Education 1985 Alexander, S.K. (1982). Food web analysis: An eco- system approach. The American Biology Teacher, 44, 190-198. Alexander 190 44 The American Biology Teacher 1982 Alexander, P. et al. (1986). Biology. Morristown, NJ: Silver Burdett Co. Alexander Biology 1986...
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The American Biology Teacher (1994) 56 (4): 247–249.
Published: 01 April 1994
... prisoners of false sentiment? The American Biology Teacher, 55(5), 276-280. McInerney 5 276 55 The American Biology Teacher 1993 Pimm, S.L. (1980). Properties of food webs. Ecology, 61(2), 219-225. 10.2307/1935177 219 Postlethwait, J.H., Hopson, J.L. & Veres, R.C. (1991). Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (1981) 43 (2): 100–102.
Published: 01 February 1981
...- rinth fishes (Anabantidae). Journal of Ichthyology 13(6):1056. Acknowledgement-Assistance and en- couragement were enthusiastically sup- plied by Ms. Georgann Cullen. Note -Address reprint requests to Edward I. Pollak. Food Webs in the Classroom Neil Crenshaw Indian River Community College Fort Pierce...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 385–389.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Figure 1. Example of a food web. All photos from Wikimedia Commons. Figure 1. Example of a food web. All photos from Wikimedia Commons. ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 478–487.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Patricia Raab; Franz X. Bogner Microplastic pollution is an environmental threat with substantial effects on ecosystems. Persistence and ubiquity are the central causes of the problems microplastics generate, especially throughout water-based food webs. To limit microplastic pollution...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 396–403.
Published: 01 May 2016
... initial population structure, food availability, and space of the enclosed population. In addition, we present a computational simulation in which students can alter the same variables explored in the live experimental modules to test predictions on the consequences of altering the variables. Free web...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (5): 285–287.
Published: 01 May 2011
...H. R. Sofaer; K. M. Langin; J. Wilson; T. S. Sillett A major goal of ecological research is to understand how ecological factors, such as food and predator abundance, interact to shape birth and death rates. Case studies describing this research can provide students with an understanding of how...