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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817467–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.467
Published: 01 September 2019
... in the United States, Europe, and Latin America . Journal of Engineering Education , 97 , 433 – 447 . Male, S.A. ( 2010 ). Generic engineering competencies: a review and modeling approach . Education Research and Perspectives , 37 , 25 – 51 . Passow, H.J. ( 2012 ). Which ABET...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792151–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.151
Published: 01 February 2017
... requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 ecology writing exercise South America Latin America invasive species introduced species biogeography...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793184–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.184
Published: 01 March 2017
... attending a Hispanic serving institution . American Educational Research Journal , 46 ( 4 ), 924 – 942 . Darling-Hammond, L. ( 1999 ). America's future: Educating teachers . Education Digest , 64 ( 9 ), 18 – 35 . Drake, R. L. , Lowrie, D. J. , & Prewitt, C. M. ( 2002 ). Survey of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788626–633 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.626
Published: 01 October 2016
... are located on the thorax of insects. While legs are ventrally (Latin venter ; “belly”) located, wings are on the dorsal (Latin dorsum ; “back”) surface. Wing texture can be transparent and membranous, leathery, or shield-like and rigid. In many insects, the forewings might completely cover and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788657–661 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.657
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Gabriel, A.E. ( 1999 ). Brain-based learning: the scent of the trail . Clearing House , 72 , 288 – 290 . Gilbert, A. ( 2008 ). What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life . New York, NY : Crown . Green, G.R. ( 1933 ). Trees of North America (Exclusive of Mexico) . Ann...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784351–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.351
Published: 01 April 2016
... discussion of the problems of classification as a different example of how scientists determine species and relationships among organisms. The thirteen species of hawk-eagles can serve as an example of convergent evolution. Eagles are found on every continent except Antarctica, but North America is home to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 745311–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.5.5
Published: 01 May 2012
... as “old man of the woods” because of the gray-haired appearance created by hundreds of fluffy pappi attached to the seeds (Latin pappus = “old man”). Figure 8. Senecio sylvaticus is also known as “old man of the woods” because of the gray-haired appearance created by hundreds of fluffy pappi...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 742121–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.12
Published: 01 February 2012
.... There were three rather contentious ones. The first involved no longer requiring a Latin description of a new species. This passed, but not without some references to botany being the last bastion of the language. Another dealt with allowing electronic publication of new species; this was also contested...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734243–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.12
Published: 01 April 2011
... South America and the Caribbean, and developed among descendents of African slaves. Garifuna can be traced back to slaves shipwrecked near the Caribbean island of St. Vincent and later exiled to Central America. It is spoken in Honduras and Belize, but the article notes that it is now almost as common...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 73268–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.2.3
Published: 01 February 2011
... number of botanists of the time, including Carolus Linnaeus (junior), with whom he undertook a translation of the elder Linnaeus's Systema Vegetabilium (System of Vegetables), published in 1783. While retaining much of Linnaeus's Latin terminology, such as stamina and pistil, Darwin developed a new...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 73128–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.1.6
Published: 01 January 2011
.... ( 1986 ). Optical quality of the eye lens surfaces from roughness and diffusion measurements . Journal of the Optical Society of America A , 3 , 228 –– 234 . Palmer DA . ( 1991 ). Entoptic phenomena . In Charman W.N. ( Ed. ), Visual Optics and Instrumentation ( pp . 345 –– 356...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 703153–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163228
Published: 01 March 2008
.... CATHERINE MILNE (Latin for sparrow), but they are told that the finches come from the Galapagos Islands, a small archipelago sitting on the equator about 600 miles west of South America. How Does the Simulation Work? The simulation requires four items: - a range of tools in which each tool represents a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 6717–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451774
Published: 01 January 2005
... final not in the temporal sense of coming last, but in the Latin meaning of ultimate purpose. Natural algorithms are distinct from constructed algo- rithms - algorithms that have been created by humans to produce particular outcomes as in mathematics and computers. Evolution as a Fundamental Process in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 663202–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451654
Published: 01 March 2004
... that this system has its own working language, clarifying rules for identifying and sorting specimens. The Latin form of names is used for organ- isms, and these names are underlined or italicized in print. The genus name is always in the upper case, and the species name is in the lower case. An...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 662137–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451639
Published: 01 February 2004
... ready source of taxonomic data right at my feet, and the price was right! This lab activity explores the taxonomic rela- tionships among several species of oaks and other deciduous trees common in eastern North America, although it can easily be adapted for any group of tree species. Students collect...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 655347–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451513
Published: 01 May 2003
... Evolution. New York: HarperCollins. Miller Finding Darwin's God. A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution 1999 Moore,J. R., (1979). The Post-Darwinian Controversies: A Study of the Protestant Struggle to Come to Terms with Darwin in Great Britain and America 1870-1900...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 646433–442 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451335
Published: 01 August 2002
..., Africa, and Latin America (Rusting, 2000). Table 1. Selected genetically modified crops currently allowed in the US food supply, March 2000. Product Company Engineered Trait Name & Year Corn Novartis Bt toxin to control insect pests Btl 11996 Corn Novartis Bt toxin to control insect pests KnockOutTM 1995...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 648573–578 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451379
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Petrides Trees of the California Sierra Nevada 1996 Pyne, Sj. (1982). Fire in America. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. Pyne Fire in America 1982 Raven, P.H. &Johnson, G.B. (1999). Biology. Boston: McGraw- Hill. Raven Biology 1999 Strong, D.H. (1976). Trees of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 647554–558 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451372
Published: 01 September 2002
... Cincinnati Convention Center Featured Speakers Thomas Lovejoy Thomas Lovejoy is Chief Biodiversity Advisor for the World Bank, as well as Lead Specialist for the Environment for the Latin American region. He also serves as Counselor to the Secretary for Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 644280–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451294
Published: 01 April 2002
...% (CDC1996). An increasing number of TB cases in the United States are occurring among persons born in Asian, African or Latin American countries where the TB rates are 5 to 30 times higher than in America (Zuber et al. 1997). California has the highest incidence of tuberculosis among all of the states and...