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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779681–688 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.6
Published: 01 November 2015
... process of science by asking them to develop behavioral bioassays to test the response of aquatic macroinvertebrates to various pollutants. Students begin with literature review and hypothesis generation on an open-ended question; continue through experimental design, data collection, and analysis; and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813162–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.162
Published: 01 March 2019
...Miranda Jackson; Br. Albert S. Gahr Macroinvertebrates are readily available at the undergraduate level and provide an indicator of stream quality. DNA barcoding is the use of a sequence comparison of a specific region of the DNA that allows for classification of the organism. In most undergraduate...
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Sample images of common <b>macroinvertebrates</b> found in the streams of southwes...
Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 1. Sample images of common macroinvertebrates found in the streams of southwestern Pennsylvania, including the stonefly, identifiable by the two long antenna-like tails; mayfly, identifiable by the three (in some species only two) long, antenna-like tails and feathery gills on the abdomen Figure 1. Sample images of common macroinvertebrates found in the streams of southwestern Pennsylvania, including the stonefly, identifiable by the two long antenna-like tails; mayfly, identifiable by the three (in some species only two) long, antenna-like tails and feathery gills on the abdomen More
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The American Biology Teacher. 1991; 538462–466 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449370
Published: 01 November 1991
.... Camphill, PA: Audubon Society, Mid-Atlantic Regional Office. Widmer Project mayfly: A guide to the determination of water pollution in local waterways Macroinvertebrates as Indicators of Stream Health Brook S. McDonald Gary W. Mullins Stuart Lewis As part of preserving and managing the river...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1967; 296471–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441788
Published: 01 September 1967
... 1963 Yount, James L. 1956. Factors that control species numbers in Silver Springs, Florida. Limnolo. and Oceano. 1: 286-295. Yount 286 1 Limnolo. and Oceano 1956 Simulation of Sampling Populations of Benthic Macroinvertebrates * Jerry L. Wilhm, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 70290–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163210
Published: 01 February 2008
... in detritus-based stream sys- tems. Limnologica, 23, 107-114. Wallace, J.B. & Webster, J.R. (1996). The role of macroinvertebrates in stream ecosystem function. Annual Review of Entomology, 41, 115-139. Webster, J.R. & Benfield, E.F. (1986). Vascular plant breakdown in fresh- water...
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Sorting sheet to evaluate water quality using <b>macroinvertebrates</b>. Each grou...
Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 1. Sorting sheet to evaluate water quality using macroinvertebrates. Each group represents organisms that are (1) very sensitive to pollution (high water quality; Group 1); (2) somewhat sensitive to water quality but could survive in waters that aren’t quite clean (mid-level pollution Figure 1. Sorting sheet to evaluate water quality using macroinvertebrates. Each group represents organisms that are (1) very sensitive to pollution (high water quality; Group 1); (2) somewhat sensitive to water quality but could survive in waters that aren’t quite clean (mid-level pollution More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805353–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.353
Published: 01 May 2018
... accept or reject the four proposed locations, given their knowledge of possible pollutants from different land-use activities. Students work in teams to integrate methods used in determining water quality, such as chemical testing, macroinvertebrate surveys, and bacterial monitoring, into a defendable...
Includes: Supplementary data
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 747503–508 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.7.13
Published: 01 September 2012
...Figure 1. Sorting sheet to evaluate water quality using macroinvertebrates. Each group represents organisms that are (1) very sensitive to pollution (high water quality; Group 1); (2) somewhat sensitive to water quality but could survive in waters that aren’t quite clean (mid-level pollution...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78157–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.57
Published: 01 January 2016
...Patrick M. Edwards; Rodney Shroufe Streams and stream macroinvertebrates are ideal natural systems for ecological inquiry. We present three simple experiments that students can use to conduct field-based investigations which illustrate the importance of algae-based food webs in streams and measure...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
... macroinvertebrates or other related variables, that can become additional experiments within or among sites. For instance, because plant distributions varied, DATIS collaborators were allowed to select, from a range of choices, which native and nonnative species were most appropriate for use at their sites. DATIS...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... of watersheds, the river continuum concept, and stream orders, using local examples. The presentation concludes with details regarding water quality sampling methods that will be used in the data collection phase, including macroinvertebrates, chemical sampling, and bacterial sampling. This overview...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
...............................6.423-I Ligand docking............................6.423-I Lionfish............................3.169-I Lugol’s solution............................9.645-I Maclura pomifera ............................4.229-F, 4.229-OL Macroinvertebrates............................3.162-I MAFFT...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806438–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.438
Published: 01 August 2018
... evolutionary aspects of conservation decisions, but an equally relevant field trip would be to a local stream where students could survey macroinvertebrates and observe and discuss microhabitat parameters that are relevant to individual species. This article presents the Endangered Species Conservation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795412–416 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.412
Published: 01 May 2017
... . Blocksom, K. A. , & Flotemersch, J. E. ( 2005 ). Comparison of macroinvertebrate sampling methods for nonwadeable streams . Environmental Monitoring and Assessment , 102 , 243 – 262 . Bombaugh, R. , Sparraow, E. , & Mal, T. ( 2003 ). Using GLOBE plant phenology protocols to meet the...
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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
... assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers . San Francisco : Jossey-Bass . Barbour, M. T. , Gerritsen, J. , Snyder, B. D. , & Stribling, J. B. ( 1999 ). Rapid bioassessment protocols for use in streams and wadeable rivers: periphyton, benthic macroinvertebrates and fish ( 2nd ed...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789785–789 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.785
Published: 01 November 2016
... ...................................................... 7:575-I STEM day ............................................................... 3:200-F Stream macroinvertebrates...................................... 1:57-I Student learning.................................................. 5:389-RL Taste...
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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
... article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Graphing quantitative literacy ecology inquiry stream macroinvertebrates Figure 1. Example of matched pretest and posttest items used to assess...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779724–728 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.15
Published: 01 November 2015
...!.......................................................... 6:401-D Hooks, Lines, & Sinkers ............................................. 9:718-D Engaging Students in Inquiry through Behavioral Bioassays of Aquatic Macroinvertebrates ............................ 9:681-I Measuring Changes in Blood Vessel Diameter in the Tail of the Goldfish...
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Maximum water quality (± SE) results after student evaluations of macroinve...
Published: 01 September 2012
Figure 2. Maximum water quality (± SE) results after student evaluations of macroinvertebrate faunas from water samples with assumed different pollution levels. BP = Bison Pond, DR = Des Plaines River, and SC = Salt Creek. Bars with different top letters are significantly different (Kruskal Figure 2. Maximum water quality (± SE) results after student evaluations of macroinvertebrate faunas from water samples with assumed different pollution levels. BP = Bison Pond, DR = Des Plaines River, and SC = Salt Creek. Bars with different top letters are significantly different (Kruskal More