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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796473–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.473
Published: 01 August 2017
... osmotic processes. critical thinking inquiry instruction osmosis © 2017 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783208–219 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.208
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. 2015; 775363–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.7
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. 2019; 817479–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.479
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. 2014; 769595–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.5
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erika T. Machtinger Hands-on activities with live organisms allow students to actively explore scientific investigation. Here, I present activities that combine guided inquiry with direct instruction and relate how nutrition affects the physiology and behavior of the common housefly. These...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747496–502 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.12
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. 2006; 686342–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452009
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. 2017; 798628–634 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.628
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. 2015; 773166–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.3.3
Published: 01 March 2015
...Shu-Bi Chen; ChingMei Tseng; Wen-Hua Chang Guiding students to generate testable scientific questions is essential in the inquiry classroom, but it is not easy. The purpose of the BDC (“Big Idea, Divergent Thinking, and Convergent Thinking”) instructional model is to to scaffold students’ inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818561–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.561
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. 2018; 80292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.92
Published: 01 February 2018
...Wendy R. Johnson; Amy Lark Current reform efforts at all levels of biology education advocate for the integration of science content and practices and emphasize the importance of phenomena-driven inquiry. We describe an instructional sequence for teaching evolution by natural selection that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78149–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.49
Published: 01 January 2016
... discussed how specific interventions can be implemented to effectively hone graphing abilities. We evaluated (1) five key instructional features of an inquiry-oriented stream-ecology unit that consisted of data collection and graphing and (2) the unit's impact on non–science majors' analytical skills...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 756408–411 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.6.9
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. 2017; 793225–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.225
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. 2016; 782109–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.109
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. 2011; 732100–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.2.8
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. 2016; 784312–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.312
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. 2016; 7817–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.7
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. 2015; 775323–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.2
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; 747485–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.10
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...