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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.144
Published: 01 February 2017
...Kenneth James Chapin; Peter Nonacs; Loren D. Hayes Game theory is used in biology to understand why otherwise rational individuals make nonintuitive decisions regarding cooperation and competition. Recently, biology teachers engaged their students in game theory curricula by presenting them with a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... “Natural Selection Game,” has students simulate a bird population and experience shifts in phenotype frequency as a result of selective pressures. Following the end of the game, students discuss the outcomes and connect them to real-life examples. The second activity encourages students to actively...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
... stop playing and enjoying games? In his Theory of Fun for Game Design , Koster (2013) defines a game as “a system in which players engage in an abstract challenge, defined by rules, interactivity, and feedback that results in a quantifiable outcome often eliciting an emotional reaction.” Thus, the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... phase is the foundation upon which the remaining steps in the program build. Following the presentation, the use of a role-play consulting game, outlined in Sampson et al. (2018) , improves students' critical thinking skills by engaging them in a real-world application of the knowledge just...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
... Budgeting............................9.638-I Bycatch............................5.340-I Cancer treatment............................7.513-TT Carbohydrate structure............................1.52-TT Card game............................2.127-I Carnivorous plants...
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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
... with a web-based game in which environmental factors affect corn production 7. Where did modern corn come from?  • Exploration about traits of modern corn and old teosinte  • Students compare and contrast traits of both organisms Activity 5.1: Draw the life cycle of corn...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817474–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.474
Published: 01 September 2019
... payload of 140,000 pounds only when all are fired at once. And timing methods are essential in certain group sports, efficiently mustering individual strengths into one. (1) The snap count in football games sets the offense in motion with explosive force. (2) In rowing crews, the rowers time their strokes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816453–454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.453
Published: 01 August 2019
... were evolving the signature features of birds one by one, there was no long game, no greater aim.… Evolution works only in the moment, naturally selecting features and behaviors that make an animal successful in its particular time and place. Flight was something that just kind of happened when the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815317–325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.317
Published: 01 May 2019
... students in the control sections ( Table 2 ). This makes intuitive sense because the control activity is in line with regular classroom activities in which students are simply analyzing given information. However, the treatment activity is more puzzle- or game-like, with students offering guesses and the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814287–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.287
Published: 01 April 2019
... theory of plant blindness . Plant Science Bulletin , 47 , 2 – 9 . Figure 1. How to perform the activity. (A) The flow diagram outlines the general approach to the activity. The game is based on many random one-on-one interactions between plant and soil players. (B) The outcomes of plant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81112–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.12
Published: 01 January 2019
... . Säterskog, P. ( 2016 ). Cell Lab: Evolution . June 20 , 2016 . http://cell-lab.net/ . Schafer, S. ( n.d. ). “Scottschafer/mutationplanet.” https://github.com/scottschafer/mutationplanet . Smith, J.M. ( 1982 ). Evolution and the Theory of Games . Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812127–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.127
Published: 01 February 2019
... rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Active learning card game coevolution math anxiety mutation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81298–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.98
Published: 01 February 2019
... . Journal of College Science Teaching , 21 , 28 – 33 . Stavroulakis, A.M. ( 2005 ). Meio-socks & other genetic yarns . American Biology Teacher , 67 , 233 – 238 . Stencel, J. ( 1995 ). A string & paper game of meiosis that promotes thinking . American Biology Teacher , 57 , 42...
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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
... Action games............................1.11-RL Active learning............................4.278-I, 8.584-RL Affective learning............................3.175-F, 3.228-I Allele frequency............................2.132-I Alternative splicing............................9.642-F, 9.642-OL...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808557–559 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.557
Published: 01 October 2018
... franchise of all time: thirteen films have earned more than 9 billion dollars and been seen by about 40 percent of American adults. From Dr. Seuss to Disney, Harry Potter to Game of Thrones, we grow up and live in a world teeming with stories. In all forms of media—books, films, television, radio, and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806438–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.438
Published: 01 August 2018
... species and aquatic ecosystems. To adapt our materials for another state, instructors should first identify about five locally endangered or threatened aquatic species using the United States Fish & Wildlife website ( www.fws.gov/endangered/ ) and state Fish & Game or Departmental of Natural...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805372–378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.372
Published: 01 May 2018
... Drew, J. , Sardelis, S. , & Davis-Berg, E. C. ( 2017 ). Using a game-to-class pipeline to teach ecology . Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment , 15 ( 7 ), 357 – 358 . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fee.1520 Hull, P. M. , Darroch, S. A. F. , & Erwin, D. H. ( 2015 ). Rarity...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803175–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.175
Published: 01 March 2018
... regard the treatment of the LGBT community and immigrants come to mind. What will your massage be to these marginalized people? rp : I would like to encourage disenfranchised groups to stand up for their rights. We would like to use this metaphor—a game of bingo—and we claim that affective...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802132–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.132
Published: 01 February 2018
.... ( 2006 ). Learning genetics through an authentic research simulation in bioinformatics . Journal of Biological Education , 40 ( 3 ), 107 – 112 . Grüne-Yanoff, T. , & Weirich, P. ( 2010 ). The philosophy and epistemology of simulation: A review . Simulation & Gaming , 41 ( 1 ), 20...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... website 2 Guppy stencils (3D printed) From template on website 2 Mechanical pencils Purchased 2 Magnifying glasses Purchased 1 Clear 15-cm metric ruler Purchased 1 Colored pencils, 12-pack Purchased 1 Predator silhouette JPEG on website 1 Four-sided gaming die Purchased...