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The American Biology Teacher (1952) 14 (6): 151–152.
Published: 01 October 1952
...H. Seymour Fowler 1952] A High School Biology Laboratory Exercise 151 A High School Biology Laboratory Exercise Illustrating Mendel's 3-1 Ratio H. SEYMOUR FOWLER Assistant Professor of Science, Southern Oregon College of Education While teaching secondary school biol- ogy in the Dryden-Freeville...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (1): 20–22.
Published: 01 January 2010
... broaden the educational perspective of high school students can provide a multidisciplinary experience involving the wonders of the living world, something we are inherently interested in. Materials needed for completion of the exercises contained in the units are completely reusable and are housed in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 423–429.
Published: 01 August 2019
... conducted with first-year college students and presented here to take place over three to four class periods. Although targeted at college students, these activities may be appropriate at the high school level as well, particularly in an AP Biology course. The exercises introduce students to the topics of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
... techniques. This exercise provides many benefits and can be an engaging addition to a high school's or college's outdoor curriculum outside of the growing season. decomposition herbivory plant–animal interactions plant diseases quantitative literacy woody plants Education about the ecology of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
... plant fitness. This “Pollination Game” facilitates critical and inquiry-based thinking, and we accompany each round of the exercise with a set of discussion questions and answers. We have piloted and fine tuned this exercise with high school students, and improved the exercise with the input of high...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (1): 29–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Vijayakumar Somalinga; Hannah Klemmer; Ashikha Arun; Stephanie Mathews; Hannah Wapshott; Amy M. Grunden The photosynthetic bioreactor research program is a training platform appropriate for introducing advanced molecular biology techniques to undergraduate students and advanced high school biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (1959) 21 (8): 359–370.
Published: 01 December 1959
...Charles W. Hagen,, Jr. Laboratory Exercises in Plant Physiology for High School Biology Courses CHARLES W. HAGEN, JR. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Discussions between high school and college science teachers invariably turn to methods of presenting material or to the development of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 496–498.
Published: 01 August 2017
... research presentation? Teachers can use the exercise described here on the first day of any high school or undergraduate science course to achieve the following outcomes. (I have even used this exercise in interdisciplinary master's and doctoral environmental studies courses.) Critical pedagogy...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 340–346.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., including England, Germany, Sweden, and India ( Oakley, 2013 ). The idea of opting out of dissection exercises in American schools has been steadily gaining popularity since 1987, when Jenifer Graham, a high school sophomore, went to court because her grade was lowered after she refused to dissect a frog in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (5): 346–348.
Published: 01 May 2014
...H. Charles Romesburg This article explains four kinds of inquiry exercises, different in purpose, for teaching advanced-level high school and college students the hypothetico-deductive (H-D) method. The first uses a picture of a river system to convey the H-D method’s logic. The second has teams of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 128–134.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., but is also appropriate for advanced high school students. Make sure all remaining LEGO organisms are on your construction paper set. Slowly pull the papers apart, allowing the LEGO organisms to stay on one of the papers. Once this has occurred, the LEGO organism must...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (7): 450–454.
Published: 01 September 2014
... butterflies in the vicinity of the compromised Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant complex subsequent to the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. This exercise is appropriate for use in both high school and undergraduate biology classrooms. Figure 1. The circular Avidian genome contains 50...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (5): 305–309.
Published: 01 May 2012
... growth. Students will be able to qualitatively assess biofilm growth via staining. Recently, we developed a biofilm assay exercise for a high school biology class and found success in increasing students’ interest in biology and explaining ecological concepts. Because of this success, we feel that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 509–512.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of behavioral ecology for earlier grades, particularly high school, and provides students with a theoretical basis for examining commonly observed squirrel behavior. Students gain experience in testing hypotheses and revising predictions. They evaluate how well predictions of competing hypotheses are...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (4): 254–258.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., students learn how biotechnology techniques can be used to diagnose diseases. Students get excited when they realize they will be performing tests actually used in a real-life situation. This exercise is also appropriate for high school students. Four microcentrifuge tubes...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (9): 682–691.
Published: 01 November 2013
... straightforward. This exercise is designed for use in high school environments as a stand-alone paper lab and as a primer to an actual wet-lab experience, if available. Upon conclusion of the experience, students will have confidence in understanding how DNA fingerprinting can constitute strong evidence in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (4): 208–212.
Published: 01 April 2011
... highly engaging board game offers high school and college students a clear understanding of the process of natural selection. Table 1. Sequence of events in "Caching Food for Times of Famine" game. Step Actions 1. Class discusses caching strategies and ranks them from proposed...
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Proposed class workflow and timeline, taking into account the feedback of 1...
Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1. Proposed class workflow and timeline, taking into account the feedback of 14 inservice teachers who implemented the exercises in their high school classes as a pilot trial. Figure 1. Proposed class workflow and timeline, taking into account the feedback of 14 inservice teachers who More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 308–314.
Published: 01 May 2020
... students who took a makeup due to a school-sponsored activity scored worse than students taking a makeup due to family emergencies or illness. While this research cannot definitively state that makeup exams do not provide some sort of advantage to student scores, it suggests that if students are trying to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 289–294.
Published: 01 May 2020
... National Association of Biology Teachers Kruskal-Wallis test ordinal scales parametric statistics nonparametric statistics inquiry teaching Inquiry teaching in high school and university biology classes requires students to consider their experimental design, the data they will collect...
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