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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 317–325.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Caitlin K. Kirby; Arietta Fleming-Davies; Peter J. T. White Creating and interpreting visual displays of data is an important component of quantitative and scientific literacy. We examined a figure-analysis activity called “Figure of the Day” (FotD) and its impact on undergraduate biology students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 296–305.
Published: 01 May 2020
... combined the figure analysis with data used in an earlier publication ( Wright et al., 2017 ) that focused on content analysis of text passages about meiosis from 12 textbooks that were analyzed in both studies. Figure 4 illustrates the presence (white: concept was explicitly stated in the text and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 333–337.
Published: 01 May 2020
... phylogenies, which led to valuable classroom discussions to address these misconceptions. Students also found it exciting to use the online resources and real genetic data. The inclusion of these technologies elicited an appreciation for scientists who regularly analyze large-scale molecular data, and for the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 344–347.
Published: 01 May 2020
... classroom needs. Numerous studies suggest that OER text quality is perceived as being equal to or greater than that of traditionally published texts ( California OER Council, 2016 ; Hilton, 2016 ; Watson et al., 2017 ); however, scientific data on the efficacy of OER texts are still in question ( Delgado...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Homework: Calculate site-level means, create scatterplots of leaf characteristics and MAT. Handling and visualizing data swirl course Outside of lab: Students write methods section of research paper. 11 Data Analysis II – Simple Linear Regression Data analysis II handout, simple linear regression...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
...) 84 95.2 Quercus (oaks) 1706 85.1 My students used the shared Excel workbook to summarize damage rates and types for the entire class and were prompted to identify trees that were most and least susceptible to damage. I mainly assessed their ability to summarize large data sets and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Department of Education's Institutional Review Board (study no. 1143). The high school students' parents were given permission slips to sign that explained the project. Student data were reported in aggregate form without personal identifiers. Although isolation of unique Streptomyces from soil...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... knowledge of microbiology on a scale of 1–10, 10 being highest. Our surveys provided both qualitative and quantitative data that we compared between respondents who had not visited Tiny Enormous (“before” group) and those who had (“after” group). Although we initially attempted a design in which...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2020
... four three-hour class periods. Their stated goals were for students to (1) appreciate the uses of DNA-based testing in order to understand/perform key molecular biology techniques, (2) understand how to use bioinformatics tools to analyze data, (3) be able to present results, and (4) coherently...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 104–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
... research common misconceptions with the use of personal technology in order to distinguish between scientifically supported data and poor information online. Both activities can be incorporated in high school and university-level general biology curricula. They will allow students to connect their...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2020
... marks of a green jay ( Cyanocorax yncas ) by drawing, coloring, and labeling unique characteristics of the species. ( B ) Educators conduct a bird survey. ( C ) Educators simulate a mist-netting and bird-banding station. ( D ) Educators enter data for contribution to a citizen science project. Figure...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 649–657.
Published: 01 December 2019
... exercise. Additionally, this environment encouraged students to modify and explore not just data, but also data analysis, by varying the visualization and statistical methods used. This multiweek lab allowed students to experience a real-world research problem for which the outcome was not known in advance...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 658–664.
Published: 01 December 2019
... inoculate fungi (molds) Understanding of the enzymatic properties to be tested Lab 6 Completion of the enzymatic tests Evaluation and discussion of all results (tested hypotheses, challenge tests, and enzymatic tests) How to report scientific data Being able to correctly interpret the challenge assays...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Issues for Large-Enrollment Introductory Cell Biology Course............................7.513-TT The Pedagogical Potential of Infrared Cameras in Biology Education............................7.520-TT Visualizing Nutrient Effects on Root Pattern Formation............................8.582-TT...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., D.E. ( 1999 ). One and inseparable: interdependent storytelling in picture storybooks . Children's Literature in Education , 30 , 267 – 280 . Aigner, W. , Miksch, S. , Müller, W. , Schumann, H. & Tominski, C. ( 2007 ). Visualizing time-oriented data – a systematic view . Computers...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 570–576.
Published: 01 October 2019
... through engineering design Identify aspects of the slime mold quarantine lab as steps of the engineering design process Make qualitative observations to determine whether their design was successful and then use these data to make design revisions; and Communicate their findings using scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 561–567.
Published: 01 October 2019
... from the data, assuming that the sample size is sufficiently large ( Jaeger & Inger, 1994 ). Although our time in the field was limited, we still collected data from a total of 40 quadrats in each habitat and were able to make statistical comparisons. Using the Analysis ToolPac feature available in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 585–588.
Published: 01 October 2019
... cooperative learning environment (for a review, see Lord, 2001 ). We crafted group assignments to demonstrate comprehension of background material and methods and to evaluate results and supporting data critically. Questions related to the introduction might include defining common terms, correctly ordering...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 503–506.
Published: 01 September 2019
... ground data, which were estimated as percentages. In addition to performing statistical tests and briefly introducing the purpose and interpretation of these tests to our class, we also visualized results using box-and-whisker plots. The impacts of invasive plants on ecosystems have been well...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 485–489.
Published: 01 September 2019
... phenomena in physics and biology. It covers the performance expectations of several scientific practices. For example, students use models and experimental setups and analyze background information in relation to the results of their experiments; they interpret the data to construct explanations on their...
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