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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jie Shen; Zhu Xiang; Yang Peijing; Zhou Zixuan Infectious diseases are a major threat to humans, and finding sources of infection is therefore an important task. We designed a website to help teachers communicate the relevant principles of infectious diseases, deepen students' understanding of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2020
... populations or communities is also important. I developed a simulation that allows participants to actively explore the value of herd immunity in controlling the spread of infectious disease, first by considering how quickly an entire population may become ill if no one has immunity, and then after...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 493–500.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Derek Dube; Tracie M. Addy; Maria R. Teixeira; Linda M. Iadarola Throughout global history, various infectious diseases have emerged as particularly relevant within an era. Some examples include the Bubonic plague of the fourteenth century, the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918, the HIV epidemic...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (5): 325–335.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the complete genome sequence. Nature, 393(6685), 537-544 Cole 6685 537 393 Nature 1998 Colwell, R. R. (1996). Global climate and infectious disease: the cholera paradigm. Science, 274(5295), 2025-2031. 10.2307/2891341 2025 Crosby, A.W. (1973). The Columbian Exchange: Biological...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 190–197.
Published: 01 March 2016
... turning the outbreak into something positive from an educational standpoint, a module was developed focusing on EVD, infectious disease, and epidemiology. The module engages students in a series of inquiry-based lessons, providing accurate and up-to-date information on the current outbreak of EVD in West...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Evan Lampert Forests are excellent “outdoor classrooms” for active learning in ecology and evolution; however, in many areas trees have no leaves or visible animal activity for much of the year. Fallen leaves may preserve evidence of interactions such as herbivory and infectious diseases, although...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 513–519.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Richard A. Stein One of the most successful prophylactic interventions in the history of public health, vaccination helped control some of the deadliest and most debilitating infectious diseases. As a result of vaccination programs, smallpox was eradicated worldwide, poliomyelitis was nearly...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 645–653.
Published: 01 October 2017
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 772–773.
Published: 01 November 2016
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 429–433.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., he said, “I feel good about it. And we're going to see. You're going to see soon enough.” Anthony Fauci, one of the nation's top officials on infectious diseases (with decades of experience), then observed that the evidence for the cure was “anecdotal” at best, and cautioned against unwarranted hope...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... whether nonscientists recognize the benefits of microorganisms. Conversely, microorganisms are universally recognized as etiological agents of many human infectious diseases ( Doolittle, 2002 ; Fraser-Liggett, 2005 ) as well as diseases of pets, livestock, crops, and wildlife ( Raffaele et al., 2010...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Definition Zoonosis A disease that is transmitted between animals and humans Spillover event The process of a disease being transmitted to a novel species One Health The integrated approach to understanding infectious diseases by focusing on the health of humans, animals, and the environment...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 123–126.
Published: 01 February 2020
... classroom materials relevant to that example. MREs are searchable by both the principles they exemplify (e.g., trade-offs, phylogeny) and the topics they touch on (e.g., infectious disease, mental health). This allows instructors to find examples and resources based on the need to teach specific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 570–576.
Published: 01 October 2019
... well as provide deeper understanding of the scientific method and foundational biological principles such as characteristics of slime molds. Instead of having students build mazes, we created an authentic problem for students to solve in which the slime mold modeled an infectious disease that needed to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 58–59.
Published: 01 January 2020
... variety of responses. They have heard of genes and may be aware that they are found in cells and involved in the passage of traits from parents to offspring. They might even say a gene has DNA that carries such traits as skin and eye color, height, diseases, and a person's sex. And some may have ideas...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2019
...............................3.197-TT Immunology............................5.307-E Implementation dip............................3.176-I Indigenous scientific knowledge............................1.61-D, 7.507-I Infectious diseases............................5.307-E Infrared cameras............................7.520...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 577–581.
Published: 01 October 2019
... impact and evolution of a global menace . Journal of Infectious Diseases , 215 ( Supplement 1 ), S28 – S36 . Madlung, A. ( 2018 ). Assessing an effective undergraduate module teaching applied bioinformatics to biology students . PLoS Computational Biology , 14 , e1005872 . Martínez, J.L...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 492–501.
Published: 01 September 2019
... field: increase in coccidioidomycosis—California, 2016. MMWR . Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , 66 , 833 . Galgiani, J.N. , Ampel, N.M. , Blair, J.E. , Catanzaro, A. , Johnson, R.H. , Stevens, D.A. & Williams, P.L. ( 2005 ). Coccidioidomycosis . Clinical Infectious Diseases...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 387–394.
Published: 01 August 2019
... fatigue syndrome in northern Nevada . Reviews of Infectious Diseases , 13 ( Supplement 1 ), S39 – S44 . Deary, V. & Chalder, T. ( 2010 ). Personality and perfectionism in chronic fatigue syndrome: a closer look . Psychology and Health , 25 , 465 – 475 . Devanur, L.D. & Kerr...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 307.
Published: 01 May 2019
... have been evaluated and met the criteria are listed on the Vaccine Safety Net program website, www.vaccinesafetynet.org . Understand basic aspects of infectious diseases and immunology – Some concerns about vaccine safety relate directly to a general lack of understanding about how diseases...