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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80160 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.60
Published: 01 January 2018
... that are ubiquitous in the personal electronics that we all seem to be glued to. The Natural Resources Defense Council has stated that there are “more than eighty thousand chemicals currently in use in the United States that have not been tested for their effect on human health.” Additionally, we are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1992; 547395–400 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449527
Published: 01 October 1992
... 1980 Human Health & Science A Model for an STS High School Biology Course Jehuda Huppert Devorah Simchoni Reuven Lazarowitz The Science-Technology-Society Theme in Science Education he goals of the science education of the 80s are derived from the interaction of science, tech- nology and society...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1948; 10254–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4437913
Published: 01 February 1948
...Dean F. Smiley 54 The American Biology Teacher [Feb. THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF MEDICINE TO HUMAN HEALTH BEHAVIOR DEAN F. SMILEY, M.D., Bureau of Health Education, American Medical Association It has long been the traditional belief that the medical profession is primarily interested in treating disease...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 746381–385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.6.5
Published: 01 August 2012
...DorothyBelle Poli; Matthew Fleenor; Matthew Rearick Collaboration between two biologists and a physicist resulted in the example of tattooing being used as a motivator to support discussion across several scientific fields (cell biology, microbiology, human health, and physics). Although often...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789748–754 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.748
Published: 01 November 2016
...Chandana Jasti; Hillary Lauren; Robert C. Wallon; Barbara Hug Pressing concerns about sustainability and the state of the environment amplify the need to teach students about the connections between ecosystem health, toxicology, and human health. Additionally, the Next Generation Science Standards...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787591–598 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.591
Published: 01 September 2016
... distribution in nature. In turn, the results of these experiments have direct application to human-caused environmental disruptions that cause changes in species distribution and indirectly increase the recognition that environmental chemicals affect human health. Students undertake a series of explorations to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787568–574 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.568
Published: 01 September 2016
... complete course of antibiotics to kill all the bacteria and decrease the likelihood of bacteria becoming resistant, which can be harmful to human health. In this hands-on, inquiry-based activity that is seamlessly integrated with technology, the teacher becomes the facilitator of learning while the student...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753203–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.9
Published: 01 March 2013
...Daniel N. Weber; Renee Hesselbach; Andrew S. Kane; David H. Petering; Louise Petering; Craig A. Berg Understanding human environmental health is difficult for high school students, as is the process of scientific investigation. This module provides a framework to address both concerns through an...
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Examples of natural and <b>human</b>-caused tree-<b>health</b> symptoms that students may...
Published: 01 October 2014
Figure 1. Examples of natural and human-caused tree-health symptoms that students may encounter: (A) leaf miner insects causing blotches in foliage; (B) sapsucker bird damage and scars in a tree trunk; (C) exposed tree roots damaged by a lawnmower; and (D) an old wound caused by logging Figure 1. Examples of natural and human-caused tree-health symptoms that students may encounter: (A) leaf miner insects causing blotches in foliage; (B) sapsucker bird damage and scars in a tree trunk; (C) exposed tree roots damaged by a lawnmower; and (D) an old wound caused by logging More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753220–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.12
Published: 01 March 2013
...Lauren G. Ruane; Daniel M. Ruane The goal of this interdisciplinary activity is to encourage students to think critically about the ethical, environmental, and human health consequences of producing and consuming processed foods. © 2013 by National Association of Biology Teachers...
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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
... to medicine and public health. We have nonetheless found evolutionary thinking invaluable in our clinical work. In cardiology it encourages looking beyond causes of heart disease, such as smoking, high cholesterol, and hypertension, to also consider more fundamental explanations for why we humans are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82130–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.30
Published: 01 January 2020
...Andrew W. Bartlow; Tanya Vickers Zoonotic diseases pass between humans and other animals and are a major global health challenge. Lyme disease, SARS, swine flu, and Ebola are all examples of diseases spilling over to humans from other animals. Students may hear about these outbreaks in the news but...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1991; 53125–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449208
Published: 01 January 1991
...Priscilla Mattson Copyright 1990 National Association of Biology Teachers References Bedworth, D.A. and Bedworth, A.E. (1978). Health Education. A Process for Hu- man Effectiveness. New York: Harper & Row, Publishers. Bedworth Health Education. A Process for Human Effectiveness...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.253
Published: 01 April 2018
...?p=reprints . 2018 Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D. is the Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). This editorial is written as a letter to his daughter, Abbey, who will graduate from high school in June 2018 . To Abbey...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787542–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.542
Published: 01 September 2016
...Kristine K. Dennis; Dean P. Jones The historic debate of nature vs. nurture has emerged as a central yin-yang of contemporary health and disease research. The Human Genome Project provided the capability to define the nature of an individual by one's genetic sequence. But tools are not available to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763173–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.4
Published: 01 March 2014
... for decades, again illustrates one of the many tactics intended to protect industry interests at the expense of human health: “We within the industry are ignorant of any relationship between smoking and disease” ( Legacy Tobacco Documents Library, 1980 ). Finally, to exemplify the extent of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803175–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.175
Published: 01 March 2018
... ethics (the haunting book The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks comes to mind), human population studies, health care and nutrition, sexuality and gender, drugs, environmental pollution, to name but a few. In this article we highlight the advantages of puppetry in the biology classroom, as an engaging...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 73128–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.1.6
Published: 01 January 2011
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769601–608 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.6
Published: 01 November 2014
... on various skin sites (based on data from National Institutes of Health; graphic credit: Darryl Leja, National Human Genome Research Institute, http://www.genome.gov/dmd/img.cfm?node=Photos/Graphics&id=85320 ). Figure 2. A graphical representation of the distribution of microbes on various...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758559–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.7
Published: 01 October 2013
...Jacob J. Adler; Mariah V. Judd; Lauren R. Bringman; Clark D. Wells; Kathleen A. Marrs We developed an interactive laboratory that allows students to identify and grade tissue samples from human breast biopsies, using techniques similar to those used by actual pathologists. This unique lab develops...