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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (3): 211–214.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Betsy J. Briju; Sarah E. Wyatt Instructors often present Mendelian genetics and molecular biology separately. As a result, students often fail to connect the two topics in a tangible manner. We have adopted a simple experiment to help link these two important topics in a basic biology course, using...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 58–59.
Published: 01 January 2020
...-permissions . 2020 The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics . By Hans-Jörg Rheinberger and Staffan Müller-Wille . 2017 . University of Chicago Press . (ISBN: 9780226510002 ). 176 pp. Softcover, $25.00 . When you ask laypeople to describe a gene and its function, you will likely get a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 525–526.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Jacksonville State University. Her address is Department of Teaching & Learning, Georgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8134, Statesboro, GA 30458; e-mail: aglaze@georgiasouthern.edu . GMOs Decoded: A Skeptic's View of Genetically Modified Foods . By Sheldon Krimsky . 2019 . MIT Press . (ISBN...
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Distribution of final grades in General <b>Genetics</b> for the Fall semester of 2...
Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 3. Distribution of final grades in General Genetics for the Fall semester of 2014 (open bars) and the Fall semester of 2015 (filled bars). Figure 3. Distribution of final grades in General Genetics for the Fall semester of 2014 (open bars) and the Fall semester of 2015 (filled bars). More
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Mean percentage scores on the five exams in General <b>Genetics</b> (±1 SD) for th...
Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 1. Mean percentage scores on the five exams in General Genetics (±1 SD) for the Fall semester of 2014. The open bars show the scores for students who had not taken Cell Structure and Function prior to enrolling in Genetics. The filled bars show the scores for students who had taken Cell More
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 619–624.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the text box provided. 2.3. Choose the genetic code: 11. Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid . 2.4. Choose the option “ATG” and alternative initiation codons . 2.5. Click Submit . 2.6. Analyze the obtained results ( Figure 2 ). recognize the six different reading...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 336–337.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Brian T. White The Virtual Genetics Lab II (VGLII) is an improved version of the highly successful genetics simulation software, the Virtual Genetics Lab (VGL). The software allows students to use the techniques of genetic analysis to design crosses and interpret data to solve realistic genetics...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Madelene Loftin; Kelly East; Adam Hott; Neil Lamb Life science classrooms often emphasize the exception to the rule when it comes to teaching genetics, focusing heavily on rare single-gene and Mendelian traits. By contrast, the vast majority of human traits and diseases are caused by more...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 58–59.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in a responsible fashion. Redesigning Life: How Genome Editing Will Transform the World. By John Parrington . 2016 . Oxford University Press . (ISBN 9780198766827 ). 352 pp. Hardcover, $39.95 . Though written for those who have no prior knowledge of genetic engineering, John...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Mark Shotwell Biology teachers consider basic Mendelian genetics to be value-free, objective science, immune to misinterpretation and misuse. It may thus come as a surprise to learn that in the early days of genetics a cornerstone of genetics education, the dihybrid cross, was employed to support...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 626–627.
Published: 01 October 2018
... 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 . 2018 The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics. By Hans-Jörg Rheinberger and Staffan Müller-Wille . 2018 . University...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 225–230.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Nonye Alozie; Jennifer Eklund; Aaron Rogat; Joseph Krajcik How can science instruction help students and teachers engage in relevant genetics content that stimulates learning and heightens curiosity? Project-based science can enhance learning and thinking in science classrooms. We describe how we...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 264–269.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Figure 3. Distribution of final grades in General Genetics for the Fall semester of 2014 (open bars) and the Fall semester of 2015 (filled bars). Figure 3. Distribution of final grades in General Genetics for the Fall semester of 2014 (open bars) and the Fall semester of 2015 (filled bars). ...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 291–300.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Courtney G. Price; Emma M. Knee; Julie A. Miller; Diana Shin; James Mann; Deborah K. Crist; Erich Grotewold; Jelena Brkljacic Arabidopsis thaliana , a model system for plant research, serves as the ideal organism for teaching a variety of basic genetic concepts including inheritance, genetic...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 242.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on or off: you either “have” the “cheating gene” or you do not, a viewpoint exacerbated by the manner in which genetic breakthroughs are reported in our sound-bite culture. Of course, being biology teachers, we understand that this simplistic view of genes is almost never correct, but we all have...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 132–138.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Janina Jördens; Roman Asshoff; Harald Kullmann; Marcus Hammann Understanding evolutionary change requires an integrated understanding of genetics and evolution, as well as interrelating concepts from different levels of biological organization. However, students' knowledge about genetics and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 525–537.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jonathan Beckwith; Kostia Bergman; Michael Carson; Tobias Doerr; Lisa Geller; Robin Pierce; Sheldon Krimsky; Carol Martin; Marina Santiago; Amy Vashlishan Murray; Celestine Warren; Chad Zichterman Teaching the topic of genetics in relationship to ancestry and race generates many questions, and...
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Screenshot from Virtual <b>Genetics</b> Lab II ( White et al., 2012 ). The screens...
Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 1. Screenshot from Virtual Genetics Lab II ( White et al., 2012 ). The screenshot shows the results of two crosses. The trait being followed in the crosses is body color. Figure 1. Screenshot from Virtual Genetics Lab II (White et al., 2012). The screenshot shows the results of two More
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 133–136.
Published: 01 February 2019
... genetic drift and evolutionary development, are often rooted in misunderstandings of natural selection ( Andrews et al., 2012 ; Hiatt et al., 2013 ; Price & Perez, 2016 ). Gregory (2008) and Meisel (2010) . Being able to read phylogenetic trees is a key step in developing understanding of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2007) 69 (1): 29–32.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... Echevarria 2 357 95 Journal of Educational Psychology 2003 Finkel, E.A. (1996). Making sense of genetics: Students' knowledge use during problem solving in a high school genetics class. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 33(4), 345-368. Finkel 4 345 33 Journal of Research in...