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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
... guided-inquiry lab that gives students practice applying the scientific method to control fruit fly outbreaks and reinforces concepts related to behavioral and sensory biology. This activity was designed and tested at a four-year university but can be modified for high school courses. Students are...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 649–657.
Published: 01 December 2019
... guided inquiry-based experiment in which students investigated the impacts of white-tailed deer grazing on biological diversity. This experiment provided the perfect backdrop in which to introduce key skills of biological data analysis while also exposing students to concepts of computer coding. This...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 595–600.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erika T. Machtinger Hands-on activities with live organisms allow students to actively explore scientific investigation. Here, I present activities that combine guided inquiry with direct instruction and relate how nutrition affects the physiology and behavior of the common housefly. These...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (3): 214–218.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Mark A. Schlueter; Allison R. D’Costa Guided-inquiry lab activities with bean beetles ( Callosobruchus maculatus ) teach students how to develop hypotheses, design experiments, identify experimental variables, collect and interpret data, and formulate conclusions. These activities provide students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (9): 613–618.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jennifer J. Venditti; Cynthia A. Surmacz In this guided inquiry, students explore the complex hormonal regulation of the female reproductive cycle using inexpensive ovulation and pregnancy detection kits that are readily available over the counter. This hands-on activity engages students in the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (1): 26–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
... students' responses on the guided-inquiry worksheet. Figure 4. Examples of students' responses on the guided-inquiry worksheet. Figure 1. Physical model of an estuary. (A) Salt water (left) and fresh water (right) were poured into each compartment. (B) When the flood gate was released, the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (1): 24–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... Inhalation apparatus. © 2011 by National Association of Biology Teachers. 2011 2 e-mail: gardnerg@ecu.edu Smoking guided inquiry. 1 cigarette 60-mL plastic syringe 0.22-μμm pore-size syringe filter 2 inches of 0.125-inch-diameter plastic tubing 2...
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The American Biology Teacher (2008) 70 (1): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2008
.... Arlington, VA: NSTA Press. Wilke, R.R. & Straits, W.J. (2005). Practical advice for teaching inquiry-based science process skills in the biological sci- ences. The American Biology Teacher, 67(9), 534-540. INQUIRY & INVESTIGATION USING A GUIDED INQUIRY APPROACH in the Traditional Vertebrate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2002) 64 (6): 449–454.
Published: 01 August 2002
...: Author. Using a Guided-Inquiry Approach for Investigating Metabolic Rate in Mice TERESA DEGOLIER I t is essential for science students to have a thorough understanding about how the con- tent of science comes to be understood. In other words, students should "learn science the way that reflects how...
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<b>Guided</b>-<b>inquiry</b> experiment guidelines and resource worksheet.   Figure 1. Gu...
Published: 01 January 2013
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<b>Guided</b>-<b>inquiry</b> experiment guidelines and resource worksheet given to studen...
Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 2. Guided-inquiry experiment guidelines and resource worksheet given to students to assist them in developing a hypothesis and designing their experiment. Figure 2. Guided-inquiry experiment guidelines and resource worksheet given to students to assist them in developing a hypothesis More
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Examples of students&#x27; responses on the <b>guided</b>-<b>inquiry</b> worksheet.   Figure 4...
Published: 01 January 2012
Figure 4. Examples of students' responses on the guided-inquiry worksheet. Figure 4. Examples of students' responses on the guided-inquiry worksheet. More
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (3): 196–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
... developed a 24-hour take-home guided inquiry and investigation of live Physarum cultures. The experiment replicates recent peer-reviewed research regarding speed–accuracy tradeoffs and reliably produces data with which students explore key biological concepts and practice essential scientific competencies...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 739–745.
Published: 01 November 2016
... activities utilizing the real-world bioscience behind wastewater treatment. The activities begin with a tour of a wastewater treatment facility, followed by a guided inquiry activity in which students enumerate E. coli levels from wastewater samples collected from different steps of the treatment process...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Amaya Garcia Costas; Devon L. Ragen; John W. Peters A five-week research project was designed as part of a summer internship for high school students, and could also be used with educators or in introductory undergraduate research courses. This is a guided-inquiry-based project, framed within the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 435–441.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... To overcome these difficulties, a structured/guided inquiry activity, combined with quantitative reasoning tasks, is described for teaching chemical synaptic transmission as part of undergraduate biology or neuroscience courses. Through this activity, students familiarize themselves with the absolute...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 537–541.
Published: 01 November 2011
... polycephalum (the organism). During guided inquiry, students construct mazes using Lego brand building blocks and the slime mold is allowed to "navigate" through the maze and "respond" to the barrier. Students then generate and test hypotheses about the movement of the slime mold in response to different...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 100–104.
Published: 01 February 2011
... opportunity for scientific inquiry. In this laboratory exercise, we use a statistics-based, guided-inquiry approach to engage students in natural variation. Students are introduced to speciation and classification by using a dichotomous key to identify various common local trees on the basis of leaf...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (3): 206–210.
Published: 01 March 2015
... observational ecology requires that students gain experience in sampling design and the scope of inference relevant to observational studies. I developed a laboratory-based guided inquiry that illustrates these concepts by comparing ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) trees in northeastern Washington State. This...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 128–133.
Published: 01 February 2015
... disciplines. We offer a set of activities, implemented successfully at both the secondary and postsecondary levels, that involve students in guided inquiry toward creation and progressive revision of a robust model of selection that accounts for both natural and sexual selection and their complicated...