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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797525–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.525
Published: 01 September 2017
... science literacy: Enhancing communication and participation in school science through affirmational dialogue journal writing . Journal of Research in Science Teaching , 36 ( 6 ), 699 – 717 . Innocent, T. ( 2013 , March 7 ). Sense About Genetic Ancestry Testing.” Retrieved from http...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
... website) to collect genetic data. Use online phylogenetics software ( Phylogeny.fr ) to align DNA sequences and construct molecular phylogenies. Make a prediction about the evolutionary relationships among present-day animals, and then test it using genetic data and phylogenetic analyses...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... potential compatibility between their religion and their acceptance of evolution. Acceptance of common ancestry . To determine students' views of religion and evolution before and after the genetics course, we used a survey developed by Yasri and Mancy (2016) . Students chose from the options...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
... inheritance was even referred to as genetics ( Gayon, 2016 ). The dihybrid cross was initially valuable as an experimental test of Mendelian principles, showing that traits may be inherited independently, with each obeying Mendel's rules. Later, it was a key tool in the mapping of genes to chromosomes and the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802144–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.144
Published: 01 February 2018
... Life Web Project . Retrieved from http://tolweb.org Maier, C. A. ( 2001 ). Building phylogenetic trees from DNA sequence data: Investigating polar bear and giant panda ancestry . American Biology Teacher , 63 , 642 – 646 . Maier, C. A. ( 2004 ). Building a phylogenetic tree of the...
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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
... Engagement in Non-Majors Introductory Science............................6:442-OL Using Dialogues to Explore Genetics, Ancestry, and Race............................7:525-OL An Instant Update on Telomeres and Telomerase............................8:615-OL The Mysterious Murder of Christa...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797538–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.538
Published: 01 September 2017
... human biological and genetic variation. Using clicker data collected from four courses ( n = 296), change in starting and ending understanding of content was compared using paired t -tests and mean difference scores. Results indicate statistically significant improvement in student understanding of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797516–524 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.516
Published: 01 September 2017
... (ethnicity) : a culturally variable term describing a group of people who share or are perceived to share cultural features (e.g., language, dress, cuisine, etc.). genetic ancestry : a biological term to describe “an individual's relationship to other individuals in their genealogical history” ( Yudell...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793241–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.241
Published: 01 March 2017
... the game is to have players sort cards into groups. Their groupings are a hypothesis of the relationships among the species. The player then tests their hypothesis using genetic data represented by patterns of colored dots, and interprets what their groupings indicate about important traits in plant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79281–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.81
Published: 01 February 2017
.... References Baker, B. ( 2015 ). The science of team science . BioScience , 65 , 639 – 644 . Baldauf, S. L. ( 2003 ). Phylogeny for the faint of heart: A tutorial . Trends in Genetics , 19 , 345 – 351 . Baum, D. A. , & Smith, S. D. ( 2012 ). Tree Thinking: An Introduction to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792112–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.112
Published: 01 February 2017
... method for surveying students’ readiness to study evolution . American Biology Teacher , 75 ( 2 ), 102 – 105 . Taylor, J. M. , Davidson, R. M. , & Strong, M. ( 2014 ). Drug-resistant tuberculosis: A genetic analysis using online bioinformatics tools . American Biology Teacher , 76 ( 6...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78293–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.93
Published: 01 February 2016
... following statements is TRUE about the genetic information in the cells of the leaves and the cells of the flowers of the same plant? Although the results of this study are limited to a single course and a single event, it represents an initial test of the efficacy of such a novel introductory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782109–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.109
Published: 01 February 2016
... , 80 , 573 – 588 . Theobald, D.L. ( 2010 ). A formal test of the theory of universal common ancestry . Nature , 465 , 219 – 222 . Theobald, D.L. ( 2011 ). On universal common ancestry, sequence similarity, and phylogenetic structure: the sins of P-values and the virtues of Bayesian...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782166–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.166
Published: 01 February 2016
.../uploads/2014/06/Sloan-1972-Horse-evolution.pdf . Strömberg, C.A.E. ( 2006 ). Evolution of hypsodonty in equids: testing a hypothesis of adaptation . Paleobiology , 32 , 236 – 258 . Table 1. Next Generation Science Standards disciplinary core ideas. HS-LS4-1 Communicate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.24
Published: 01 January 2016
... Press . Green, J.H. , Koza, A. , Moshynets, O. , Pajor, R. , Ritchie, M.R. & Spiers, A.J. ( 2011 ). Evolution in a test tube: rise of the Wrinkly Spreaders . Journal of Biological Education , 45 , 54 – 59 . Haddrath, O. & Baker, A.J. ( 2012 ). Multiple nuclear genes and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779724–728 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.15
Published: 01 November 2015
...: Deciphering the Codon in the Classroom....................................................................... 3:185-I Optimal Foraging by Birds: Experiments for Secondary & Postsecondary Students ........................................ 3:192-I Investigating Tree Thinking & Ancestry with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 778587–599 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.8.5
Published: 01 October 2015
...) genetic drift (C) convergent evolution (D) common ancestry (E) diversifying selection The following questions refer to the hypothetical patterns of taxonomic hierarchy shown in Figure A.2 . Figure A2 Figure A2. If this figure is an accurate depiction of relatedness, then...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764224–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.2
Published: 01 April 2014
... , p. 339; emphasis added). It is important to discourage deterministic thinking among students both for the scientific reasons outlined above and for practical reasons. Genetic testing is likely to become more and more common in the immediate future. Even now, websites are available that promise...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764259–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.8
Published: 01 April 2014
... of genetic diversity ( Kawecki & Ebert, 2004 ). It is traditionally tested using a design called the “reciprocal transplant,” whereby the fitness of each population is tested in both the home and the away environment. For example, if a species of plant has populations on the tops of mountains and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763196–200 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.8
Published: 01 March 2014
...-decision? 3. What aspects of the 0% agar cube make it a good experimental control? 4. Explain some of the possible causes of null data points that were reported in the raw data set. Keep in mind that all Physarum inocula were genetically identical. 5. Within the Difficult Choice treatment, what...