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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80153–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.53
Published: 01 January 2018
...Matthew J. Heard Life history trade-offs provide an opportunity for students to learn about concepts in ecology, evolutionary biology, and natural history. Here I present a simple activity that I created to help students use data from museums and online life history databases to explore the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 715295–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669434
Published: 01 May 2009
... constructing and analyzing life history tables. However, it is difficult to practice constructing life history tables in the classroom using live animals because they are often too small to measure (especially births) or their generation times are too long to study during the course of an ecology unit. In...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1981; 433124–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447180
Published: 01 March 1981
... distinct morphologies during a fern's life history. There are exceptions to this, but they receive little attention in an introductory botany class. In the "typical" life history, the two generations are iso- lated from each other by the processes of meiosis and fertilization. Whittier (1971) provides an...
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Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the <b>history</b> of <b>life</b>. ...
Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 3. Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the history of life. Figure 3. Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the history of life. Figure 3. Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the history of life. Figure 3. Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the history of life. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816453–454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.453
Published: 01 August 2019
... of Life . New York, NY : Simon & Schuster . © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797525–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.525
Published: 01 September 2017
... used historically to promote institutionalized racism and the role personal biases can play in science; (4) identify situations in their own life that have affected their understanding of genetics and race; and (5) discuss the potential consequences of the racialization of medicine as well as other...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
...Figure 3. Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the history of life. Figure 3. Part of the concept map showing the reconstruction of the history of life. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2007; 697401–405 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452191
Published: 01 September 2007
... via the fossil record: A case study from the Israeli high school system. The American Biology Teacher, 65, 185-190. Dodick 185 65 The American Biology Teacher 2003 Glenn, W. H. (1990). Treatment of selected concepts of organic evolution and the history of life on Earth in three series of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769584–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.3
Published: 01 November 2014
..., attitudes, and skills. Education, 129, 125–138. Kendall, K.D. & Schussler, E.E. (2012). Does instructor type matter? Undergraduate student perception of graduate teaching assistants and professors. CBE–Life Sciences Education, 11, 187–199. Kendall, K.D. & Schussler, E.E. (2013a). Evolving...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78293–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.93
Published: 01 February 2016
... may be useful in novel course construction. The AP curriculum promotes learning the four big ideas in biology: that evolution drives the diversity and unity of life (evolution: in the syllabus I call this “history”); that biological systems use energy and molecular building blocks (energy transfer...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 523161–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449069
Published: 01 March 1990
...William F. McComas Copyright 1990 National Association of Biology Teachers References Attenborough, D. (1979). Life on earth. Boston: Little, Brown. Attenborough Life on earth 1979 Berry, W.B. (1968). Growth of a prehistoric timetable (pp. 18-19). San Francisco: W.H. Freeman...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825358–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.358
Published: 01 May 2020
... role in many of the countless chemical cycles that take place on our planet. The most important of these is the central role carbon plays in the biochemistry of life. An entire field of chemistry, named organic chemistry, is based on the interactions carbon has with the other elements, as long as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This learning module is designed to engage students in the process of science, provide them with active learning experiences using online bioinformatics tools, and foster their appreciation for the evolutionary connections across the tree of life. * Erin L. McCullough and Lauren Verdeflor are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825348–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.348
Published: 01 May 2020
...!” “Capture the essence of Palo Verde and the Tempisque River. Draw a picture, write a poem, compose a song, create a list of birds you see, or somehow capture the essence of this place.” The final GJW included the essay prompt “What effect has this trip and this course had on your personal life, your...
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Concept map of evolutionary biology showing the two components of evolution...
Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 2. Concept map of evolutionary biology showing the two components of evolution: history of life and processes that generated it. Figure 2. Concept map of evolutionary biology showing the two components of evolution: history of life and processes that generated it. Figure 2. Concept map of evolutionary biology showing the two components of evolution: history of life and processes that generated it. Figure 2. Concept map of evolutionary biology showing the two components of evolution: history of life and processes that generated it. More
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Part of the concept map showing what processes, in mutual influence with th...
Published: 01 February 2019
Figure 4. Part of the concept map showing what processes, in mutual influence with the interaction among organisms and their environment, have generated the history of life. Figure 4. Part of the concept map showing what processes, in mutual influence with the interaction among organisms and Figure 4. Part of the concept map showing what processes, in mutual influence with the interaction among organisms and their environment, have generated the history of life. Figure 4. Part of the concept map showing what processes, in mutual influence with the interaction among organisms and More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
... monster's power level (attack/defense), invite a new and stronger monster, restore life-points, or destroy another monster; and (e) “place-cards,” which describe the insect's habitat (e.g., forest) and provide advantages for the insect's skills ( Figure 1 ). The game also includes two playing boards and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
... , D.I. , et al. ( 2014 ). Assessment of course-based undergraduate research experiences: a meeting report . CBE–Life Sciences Education , 13 , 29 – 40 . Bangera , G. & Brownell , S.E. ( 2014 ). Course-based undergraduate research experiences can make scientific research more...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824227–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.227
Published: 01 April 2020
.... ( 2018 ). Visual Literacy in Bloom: using Bloom's taxonomy to support visual learning skills . CBE–Life Sciences Education , 17 , 1 – 8 . Cowles , R.B. & Bogert , C.M. ( 1944 ). A preliminary study of the thermal requirements of desert reptiles . Bulletin of the American Museum...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823188–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.188
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Flies will swarm forth. The food transforms into new life— spontaneously . You can trust what you see with your own eyes .” Incredible, yes? Of course, with our modern knowledge of insects and eggs (and microbes), students readily see the flaws in such a “demonstration.” But the challenge is to craft...