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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772135–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.9
Published: 01 February 2015
... selection in a population and then gather and analyze a set of unique data. Connections to recent evolutionary changes in familiar organisms ground the activity for students, helping them grasp the importance of such investigative work. Evolution gene pool Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 582114–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450091
Published: 01 February 1996
...Tom Porter Copyright 1996 The National Association of Biology Teachers Training Quanitative Thinlkers by Using Spreadsheets as Simulaion Drivers for Biology Classes: Selecive Predation Effect on Prey Gene Pool Tom Porter Science classes need to produce bet- ter quantitative thinkers. I teach...
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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
... enough to reproduce but then die and are out of the game. If they are unable to collect at least three insects, they die before they can reproduce and are out of the game/gene pool. On the board, write down the starting allele distribution of beak phenotypes (i.e., 75% chopstick, 25% spoon) and continue...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819665–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.665
Published: 01 December 2019
... sample size impact the magnitude of generation-to-generation changes and/or the time to fixation of one allele? How would a more diverse gene pool (i.e., more than two alleles) impact the results? (Etc.) In conclusion, this project – a relatively simple undertaking with modest supplies – helps...
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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
...) Plants that survive remain standing next to their respective soil player (no other plant can interact with soils that have a surviving plant). Plants that die discard their species in a separate pile (i.e., their genes do not get returned to the gene pool), before randomly redrawing species from the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815366–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.366
Published: 01 May 2019
... data ( http://evo-ed.org/pages/resources.html#abt_resources ) Worksheet that students complete during the activity and discussion ( Figure 2 ; http://evo-ed.org/pages/resources.html#abt_resources ) use HWE terms in their proper context (i.e., genes, alleles, genotype and allele frequencies...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814234–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.234
Published: 01 April 2019
... have tabulated and pooled all of their data, they calculate species richness and use both Simpson's and Shannon's indices to calculate diversity. Table 3 shows actual student-processed data from the collection seasons of 2016 and 2017. Notice that species richness and diversity are different...
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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
... default environments, but you can save a pool and still build your own using the empty pool to start fresh. You can't turn off food but can change the rate of food regeneration. The names of the genes are more abstract in this version to allow the opportunity for students to deconvolute gene function...
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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
..., F. & Benner, D.B. ( 1995 ). Using ribbon models of chromosome modifications to explore the process of meiosis . American Biology Teacher , 57 , 532 – 535 . Lewis, J. , Leach, J. & Wood-Robinson, C. ( 2000a ). All in the genes? Young people's understanding of the nature of...
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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
... . Washington, DC : National Academy Press . Nehm, R.H. , Poole, T.M. , Lyford, M.E. , Hoskins, S.G. , Carruth, L. , Ewers, B.E. & Colberg, P.J.S. ( 2009 ). Does the segregation of evolution in biology textbooks and introductory courses reinforce students’ faulty mental models of biology and...
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Students collect data during each section of activities to help them unders...
Published: 01 February 2018
illustrate inheritance of alleles, and students roll a die to simulate possible offspring from each male-female combination. (C) Not all individuals are equally likely to survive and pass on their genes in a given environment, and this depends on their traits. Selection by predators is illustrated by pooled illustrate inheritance of alleles, and students roll a die to simulate possible offspring from each male-female combination. (C) Not all individuals are equally likely to survive and pass on their genes in a given environment, and this depends on their traits. Selection by predators is illustrated by pooled More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81127–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.27
Published: 01 January 2019
... variety of explanatory variables. Significant quantities of data can be generated in relatively short order and pooled for a class; many patterns can emerge that challenge students to find logical interpretations. Relatively sophisticated students could test whether parasites have a random dispersion...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805397–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.397
Published: 01 May 2018
... evidence. If the biophilic emotion was universal and “imperative,” no one need argue for it. Wilson's bold claims about behavioral genetics were provocative back in 1978, but with the human genome now counted as twenty thousand or so genes, the era is past when one can propose willy nilly a gene for this...
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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
... long tusks are hunting trophies, they are shot more frequently than elephants with short tusks. As a consequence, bulls with shorter tusks make up for a greater part of the gene pool and therefore bulls with shorter tusks predominate when the number of elephants with longer tusks decreases. ( Jördens...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804264–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.264
Published: 01 April 2018
... ed.). New York : W. H. Freeman and Company ( 10th edition, 2012 ). Hartl, D. L. , & Ruvolo, M. ( 2012 ). Genetics: Analysis of genes and genomes ( 8th ed.). Burlington, MA : Jones and Bartlett Learning . Hartwell, L. H. , Goldberg, M. L. , Fischer, J. A. , Hood, L...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802140–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.140
Published: 01 February 2018
... polygenic trait. Also listed for each locus are the number polymorphisms in the gene pool for that site. It is easiest to have six alleles so that a d6 can be used to randomize them; however, it is possible to demonstrate more complexity by introducing a different die such as a d20. For this activity...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803214–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.214
Published: 01 March 2018
... student handouts 1–3, a bank of PowerPoint slides, and the Guide for Instructors as referenced in the text. The PowerPoint slide bank also contains additional, optional materials for using a CER format to explain why antibiotics become useless (slides 34–37), for explaining how antibiotic resistance genes...
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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
... illustrate inheritance of alleles, and students roll a die to simulate possible offspring from each male-female combination. (C) Not all individuals are equally likely to survive and pass on their genes in a given environment, and this depends on their traits. Selection by predators is illustrated by pooled...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80129–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.29
Published: 01 January 2018
... IS = insoluble protein. Black arrows indicate soluble forms of ɑ–CA and β–CA. Figure 2. PCR amplification of genes encoding for ɑ–CA and β–CA from P. profundum genomic DNA. (A) The presence of a 657 bp PCR product in lanes 1 to 4 indicates that ɑ–CA was successfully amplified. (B) The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799702–710 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.702
Published: 01 November 2017
... girlfriend and neighbor Christa Worthington. As he approached her kitchen door he noticed it was open. “That's odd,” he thought as he entered the kitchen. To his horror he saw the motionless body of his friend lying in a pool of blood on the floor with her two-year-old daughter, Ava next to her. “Mommy fell...