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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81298–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.98
Published: 01 February 2019
... and cell division . Science Education , 96 , 78 – 103 . Wright, L.K. & Newman, D.L. ( 2011 ). An interactive modeling lesson increases students’ understanding of ploidy during meiosis . Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education , 39 , 344 – 351 . Wright, S. & O'Brien...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808572–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.572
Published: 01 October 2018
..., mitigate storm-water runoff, and provide food and habitat for other organisms. Using the cross-platform and open-source software Bioimages Collection Manager (BCM), we created an online interactive arboretum guide for a university campus arboretum. Faculty, students, and visitors can scan tree tags with...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798621–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.621
Published: 01 October 2017
...Renee L. Rosier Many studies support the shift to interactive biology classrooms. Implementing these pedagogical changes can be particularly challenging for educators who must balance class preparation time with student engagement and course content. One approach to finding this balance is the use...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796496–498 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.496
Published: 01 August 2017
... theory suggests that students’ sense of self has a persistent effect on their development, success, and connection to school ( Leonardi & Meyer, 2016 ). Students’ experiences of school hinge upon the point where who they are interacts with where they are , or the intersection of identity and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792128–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.128
Published: 01 February 2017
...Abby Hongsermeier; Nealy F. Grandgenett; Dawn M. Simon Evolutionary theory is critical for a comprehensive understanding of biology, yet students often fail to grasp its underlying principles. This results partially from ineffective teaching; however, the use of interactive activities could...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.24
Published: 01 January 2016
... tree of life common ancestor ratites interactive activities databases Figure 1. World distributions of native populations of paleognaths (ratites and tinamous) in the Quaternary: lesser rhea (1), greater rhea (2), tinamou (3), ostrich (4), cassowary (5), emu (7), and kiwi (8). Also included...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 767456–458 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.7.7
Published: 01 September 2014
...Chris Romero; James Choun This activity provides students an interactive demonstration of the electron transport chain and chemiosmosis during aerobic respiration. Students use simple, everyday objects as hydrogen ions and electrons and play the roles of the various proteins embedded in the inner...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 76128–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.1.7
Published: 01 January 2014
...Christopher Reddy Interactive television is a type of distance education that uses streaming audio and video technology for real-time student–teacher interaction. Here, I discuss the design and logistics for developing a high school laboratory-based science course taught to students at a distance...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 755330–334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.5.6
Published: 01 May 2013
... to estimate population size for a species on your tour. Explain abiotic & biotic factors that may influence population size for a species on your tour. Community ecology Find an interaction involving two species on your tour: - Describe the type of interaction (competition, parasitism...
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This <b>interactive</b> element, supporting Question 4, allowed students to create...
Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 4. This interactive element, supporting Question 4, allowed students to create their own data and see both the rank abundance curve and the calculated Simpson's Diversity Index. Figure 4. This interactive element, supporting Question 4, allowed students to create their own data and see Figure 4. This interactive element, supporting Question 4, allowed students to create their own data and see both the rank abundance curve and the calculated Simpson's Diversity Index. Figure 4. This interactive element, supporting Question 4, allowed students to create their own data and see More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824241–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.241
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 <b>interactive</b> applet shown here (found online at  http:&#x2F;&#x2F;ggbm.at&#x2F;pAZXe5rg...
Published: 01 April 2017
Figure 4. The interactive applet shown here (found online at http://ggbm.at/pAZXe5rg ) allows students to use a slider to adjust p and q , and see how the frequencies of each genotype and phenotype change in response. Figure 4. The interactive applet shown here (found online at http Figure 4. The interactive applet shown here (found online at http://ggbm.at/pAZXe5rg ) allows students to use a slider to adjust p and q , and see how the frequencies of each genotype and phenotype change in response. Figure 4. The interactive applet shown here (found online at http More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809661–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.661
Published: 01 November 2018
..., chewing, olfaction, vision, eyeball movements, gustation, etc.). Unlike traditional lab exercises that follow the body systems approach, this set of lab activities can emphasize the specific interactions between body systems for common body functions, such as smiling. This linking method utilizes a number...
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“Your Microbial Friends” is an <b>interactive</b> piece that introduces students t...
Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 2. “Your Microbial Friends” is an interactive piece that introduces students to the beneficial microbes found in different areas of our bodies and their functions. Two accompanying graphic organizers, designed to assist students in summarizing the information in different ways, can be Figure 2. “Your Microbial Friends” is an interactive piece that introduces students to the beneficial microbes found in different areas of our bodies and their functions. Two accompanying graphic organizers, designed to assist students in summarizing the information in different ways, can be More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805365–369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.365
Published: 01 May 2018
... the classroom, especially in ways that students can easily understand. In this article, we propose a dynamic classroom activity for teaching ecological interactions between plants and frugivorous birds, as an example. This same model could also be used or adapted to teach diverse ecological concepts...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 664277–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451670
Published: 01 April 2004
... interactive multimedia programs such as BioLogica (Concord Consortium, 2001) which is an exemplar of such pro- grams for learning introductory genetics. In BioLogica, a student can select or make changes in graphic or text objects and observe the results according to the laws of Mendelian genetics. BioLogica...
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Screen shots from the “Gene Control” <b>interactive</b> animation depicting the ef...
Published: 01 August 2014
Figure 1. Screen shots from the “Gene Control” interactive animation depicting the effect of changes in the level of a cellular signal on types of epigenetic tags in the chromatin complex and, thus, on levels of mRNA transcript and green fluorescent protein (GFP). (A) At a high signal level, the Figure 1. Screen shots from the “Gene Control” interactive animation depicting the effect of changes in the level of a cellular signal on types of epigenetic tags in the chromatin complex and, thus, on levels of mRNA transcript and green fluorescent protein (GFP). (A) At a high signal level, the More
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Relationship between the <b>interaction</b> index recorded during the game activit...
Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 4. Relationship between the interaction index recorded during the game activity and pretest results (learning outcome) among students participating in the game activity. Figure 4. Relationship between the interaction index recorded during the game activity and pretest results (learning outcome) among students participating in the game activity. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 1999; 617539–542 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450758
Published: 01 September 1999
... 57 The American Biology Teacher 1995 Stewart, J. (1996). A problem-solving simulation for classical genetics. The American Biology Teacher, 58(8), 478-483. Stewart 8 478 58 The American Biology Teacher 1996 How-To-Do-It An Interactive Exercise To Lea Eukaryotic Cell Structure...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793176–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.176
Published: 01 March 2017
...Cristina Manrique-Juan; Zaira V. E. Grostieta-Dominguez; Ricardo Rojas-Ruiz; Moises Alencastre-Miranda; Lourdes Muñoz-Gómez; Cecilia Silva-Muñoz In this paper, we present an augmented reality learning system that uses the input of a depth camera to interactively teach anatomy to high school...