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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81159–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.59
Published: 01 January 2019
... the current thinking about early human behavior and how we evolved to become what we are today. Authors Lee and Yoon have written an informative, easily readable book that explores what we know about our ancestors. They present and explain the physical evidence of our origins, current interpretations...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797598–599 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.598b
Published: 01 September 2017
... incomplete; instead, it is our creativity that sets us apart from other animals. The book is formally split into four sections that seem to divide neatly into two halves, first focusing on prehistorical human evolution, and then the past 10,000 years or so. In both sections, Fuentes provides a well...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797599–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.599
Published: 01 September 2017
...Frank Brown Cloud; Kirstin Milks Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution . By Scott Solomon . 2016 . Yale University Press . (ISBN 030020871 ). 225 pp. Hardcover. $27.00 . References Pollan, Michael ( 2013 , May 19 ). Some of My Best Friends Are Germs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795422–423 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.422a
Published: 01 May 2017
... scrutiny but become a part of us on a level that transcends their value as scientific artifacts of our human heritage? Lydia Pyne explains this phenomenon of fossil celebrity in Seven Skeletons , examining the story of human evolution through fossils that have established a solid hold on our hearts and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.77
Published: 01 February 2017
... . 2017 Working at the Smithsonian is a dream because I get to make firsthand discoveries and share them with others both in the museum and online. I was on the team that helped put together a permanent exhibit on human evolution and help with ongoing exhibit updates; I manage the docents who...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764279–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.11b
Published: 01 April 2014
... popular belief that we are meant to live as our ancestors did, addressing issues of love and family, diet and exercise, health and disease, all in the context of human evolution. She is author of several publications, including Sex on Six Legs: Lessons on Life, Love and Language from the Insect World...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 743143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.3.3
Published: 01 March 2012
... References Grün, R. & Beaumont, P. (2001). Border Cave revisited: a revised ESR chronology. Journal of Human Evolution , 40 , 467–482. Klein, R.G. (1989). The Human Career: Human Biological and Cultural Origin s. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Leonard, W. (2008). What Are Teenagers...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 67160 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451781
Published: 01 January 2005
...Jeffrey D. Sack Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives Oregon Public Broadcasting and Annenberg/CPB JOSe VAZQUEZ, DEPARTMENT EDITOR AV &r Software Reviews HUMAN EVOLUTION AND PHYLO- GENETICS Rediscovering Biology: Molec...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 658570 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451565
Published: 01 October 2003
...Larry Flammer Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers References Alles, D.L. & Stevenson, J.C. (2003). Teaching human evolution. The American Biology Teacher, 65(5), 333- 339. Alles 5 333 65 The American Biology Teacher 2003 Farber, P. (2003). Teaching...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 664257–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451668
Published: 01 April 2004
... of human evolution through the fossil record. Science educators have an opportunity to tackle "How do we know?" questions by examining evidences of our past and accurately defining the terms "hypothesis," "fact," "theory," and "belief." They can use recent discoveries to demonstrate that science is a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 655333–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451511
Published: 01 May 2003
... genetics. Trends in Genetics, 14(February), 60-65. Cavalli-Sforza February 60 14 Trends in Genetics 1998 Coppens, Y. (1999). Introduction. In T.G. Bromage & Schrenk, F. (Eds.), African Biogeography, Climate Change, & Human Evolution, (pp. 13-18). New York: Oxford University Press...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 65173 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451438
Published: 01 January 2003
... a bit costly for the set, each tape alone could be purchased on an "as needed" basis over time. For a review of three other tapes in this series, see the August 2001 review by Vazquez. Jeff Sack Valley Regional HS Deep River, CT 06417 Web Site Review HUMAN EVOLUTION & PALEOANTHRO- POLOGY Becoming...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 523144–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449066
Published: 01 March 1990
... Academy of Sciences, U.S. 1979 Cann, R.L., Stoneking, M. & Wilson, A.C. (1987). Mito- chondrial DNA and human evolution. Nature, 325, 31-36. Cann 31 325 Nature 1987 Darlu, P. & Tassy, P. (1987). Disputed African origin of human populations. Nature, 329, 111. Darlu 111...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 493143–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448464
Published: 01 March 1987
...: The fossil record. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press. Larsen Human origins: The fossil record 1985 Leakey, R. (1981). The making of mankind. New York: E.P. Dutton. Leakey The making of mankind 1981 Lewin, R. (1984). Human evolution. New York: M.H. Freeman. Lewin Human...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 74274–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.3
Published: 01 February 2012
... evidence. We also provide references they can use to further students' understanding of human evolution and evolution in general. In the process, we highlight recent discoveries in paleontology, molecular evolution, and comparative genomics. Modern chimps and humans shared a now extinct common ancestor...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.533
Published: 01 October 2019
... about human uniqueness, pushing them past human exceptionalism to recognize Homo sapiens as one of millions of species in Earth's ecosystem. One of Darwin's two main questions was how species are related to each other. His answer was that all organisms have common ancestors. This is the foundation...
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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
...: An Abridgment of Animal Species and Evolution . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . McInerney, J.D. ( 1989 ). Human ecology: restoring life to the biology curriculum . In W.G. Rosen (Ed.), High-School Biology Today and Tomorrow (pp. 117 – 130 ). Washington, DC : National Academy...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808626 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.626
Published: 01 October 2018
... . 2018 Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans. By Gil G. Rosenthal . 2017 . Princeton University Press . (ISBN 9780691150673 ). 632 pp. Hardcover, $55.00 . Later chapters connect mate choice with evolution: “When sex is about producing zygotes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 752128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.10
Published: 01 February 2013
... . Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole. Volpe, E.P. & Rosenbaum, P.A. (2000). Understanding Evolution, 6 th Ed . Boston, MA: McGraw Hill. Many first-time anatomy students begin the course with the notion that the number of ribs differs between human males and females. The origin of this popular...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 75164–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.1.14b
Published: 01 January 2013
..., “life’s creative recipe,” which is the “recipe that lies at the root of how life transforms itself.” He also points out that there are the same type of interconnected feedback loops of reinforcement and competition that, in one form or another, fuel and move evolution, development, learning, and human...