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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 363–368.
Published: 01 May 2015
... present a method that expands upon traditional techniques to include inquiry-based learning of microscopy. Engaged in a problem-solving scenario, students begin to see the microscope as a flexible and important tool they must master in order to solve a problem. Furthermore, by matching what they see...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (6): 342–345.
Published: 01 August 2006
... constructivist learning model: Toward real reform in science education. The Science Teacher, 58(6), 53-57. Yager 6 53 58 The Science Teacher 1991 MOVING FROM Didactic to Inquiry-Based Instruction IN A SCIENCE LABORATORY THOMAS LORD TERRI ORKWISZEWSKI A i s I walked past a science room at the onset...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 479–484.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Daniel A. Kiernan; Christine Lotter Science departments in higher education have been adjusting their curricula to include more inquiry-based instruction, and research on inquiry-based teaching at the collegiate level has been increasing. However, more data are needed regarding the effectiveness of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 628–634.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Chrissy J. Cross Traditionally, science and art are not combined as an instructional method in the undergraduate biology laboratory. This research examined the differences in the construction of biology content knowledge in student work in an inquiry-based lab and in an inquiry- and arts-based lab...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (2): 109–117.
Published: 01 February 2016
... science relevant for teaching and learning about evolution, and some recent studies that tested the theory of evolution and some of its features. I also present some guidelines for teachers, within an inquiry-based instructional framework, to facilitate students’ understanding that hypothesis-driven and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 208–219.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Xin Fu; Enshan Liu We designed a course based on inquiry learning using WISE, an online inquiry-based science environment platform, and the 5E instructional model. This article summarizes guidelines used in designing the course, analyses of student needs and school environment, setting of course...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 496–502.
Published: 01 September 2012
... & Sabourin, 1991 ) for frog rearing ensure consistent and reproducible results for the assay. A current focus of instructional biology labs is to transition from traditional labs to inquiry-based formats that model the scientific process in which students formulate hypotheses, perform experiments, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 561–567.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Kathryn S. Craven; Alex Collier; Jay Y. S. Hodgson Field investigations represent an excellent opportunity to integrate the Next Generation Science Standards to complement and enhance both classroom and laboratory instruction. This inquiry-based exercise is designed to introduce students to the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (6): 408–411.
Published: 01 August 2013
... offer step-by-step instructions on how slugs are used to guide students through an inquiry-based research project for 7 weeks in a majors general biology course. Table 1. Examples of student hypotheses in a general biology laboratory using slugs as the model organism. Student Hypotheses...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 595–600.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., 125–128. Hughes, P.W. & Ellefson, M.R. (2013). Inquiry-based training improves teaching effectiveness of biology teaching asistants. PLoS ONE, 8, e78540. Ku, K.Y.L., Ho, I.T., Hau, K.-T. & Lai, E.C.M. (2014). Integrating direct and inquiry-based instruction in the teaching of critical...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (4): 312–316.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Rebecca D. Joyner; Jeff C. Marshall The featured exemplar lesson incorporates an inquiry-based investigation, aligned to the 4E × 2 Instructional Model, in which students design, refine, and implement a plan to reduce their carbon footprint in alignment with Next Generation Science Standards (HS...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 225–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a guide to an inquiry-based lesson for undergraduate biology that explores interactions and connections across aquatic and terrestrial habitat boundaries. The focus is on cross-habitat linkages within ecosystems, specifically addressing the question, What is the role of insect emergence in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 100–104.
Published: 01 February 2011
... . Journal of College Science Teaching , 28 , 28 — 109 . Lord T. Orkwiszewski T. ( 2006 ). Moving from didactic to inquiry-based instruction in a science laboratory . American Biology Teacher , 68 , 68 — 342 . National Research Council . ( 1996 ). National Science Education Standards...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 323–331.
Published: 01 May 2015
... diversity, despite their importance as free-living species and as symbionts. We created “Bugs on Bugs” as an inquiry-based research project in which students investigate both arthropod and microbe diversity by collecting arthropods and culturing their symbionts. “Bugs on Bugs” was developed as a multiple...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 485–489.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nonye M. Alozie; Nonye M. Alozie; Nonye M. Alozie; David J. Grueber; David J. Grueber; David J. Grueber; Mary O. Dereski; Mary O. Dereski; Mary O. Dereski How can science instruction engage students in 21st-century skills and inquiry-based learning, even when doing simple labs in the classroom? We...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-1, a member of the Domain Archaea, is ideal for engaging students through inquiry-based teaching and learning in the classroom. We introduce this colorful model microbe and provide many ways in which it can be used for experiential learning, including life in extreme environments, basic microbiology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (7): 490–495.
Published: 01 September 2012
... physical science concepts through hands-on inquiry are presented, based on our experience with university students and teachers. These activities, adaptable to many instructional levels, range in scope from a single laboratory session to extended investigation. Figure 1. (Left) Reticulitermes...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (1): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Rongsun Pu This article describes how to use protein extraction, quantification, and analysis in the undergraduate teaching laboratory to engage students in inquiry-based, discovery-driven learning. Detailed instructions for obtaining proteins from animal tissues, using BCA assay to quantify the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 494–497.
Published: 01 September 2020
... example of how to implement inquiry in the classroom while introducing instructional material so that time is not a constraint in the inquiry classroom ( Table 1 ). References Fitzgerald , M. , Danaia , L. & McKinnon , D.H. ( 2019 ). Barriers inhibiting inquiry-based science...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 439–446.
Published: 01 September 2020
... : Mathematical Association of America . Magnusson , S.J. , Palincsar , A.S. , Hapgood , S. & Lomangino , A. ( 2004 ). How should learning be structured in inquiry-based science instruction? Investigating the interplay of 1st- and 2nd-hand investigations . In Proceedings of the 6th...