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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808626 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.626
Published: 01 October 2018
... . 2018 Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans. By Gil G. Rosenthal . 2017 . Princeton University Press . (ISBN 9780691150673 ). 632 pp. Hardcover, $55.00 . Later chapters connect mate choice with evolution: “When sex is about producing zygotes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 656436–443 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451532
Published: 01 August 2003
..., Lexington, KY 40508. 436 THE AMERICAN BIOLOGY TEACHER, VOLUME 65, NO.6, AUGUST 2003 -4 H 0 0 H 0 effects of intersexual mate choice or of intrasexual com- petition. In mate choice, members of one sex, usually the female, prefer to mate with males that have certain traits. For example, peahens may...
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(A)  Start the activity of <b>mate</b> <b>choice</b> with a population of masks with four...
Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 2. (A) Start the activity of mate choice with a population of masks with four equally frequent colors. Ask students to choose the mask they like the most to be their mate. (Masks are available at https://goo.gl/bI0lNU .) (B) When participants represent the limiting sex, sexual Figure 2. (A) Start the activity of mate choice with a population of masks with four equally frequent colors. Ask students to choose the mask they like the most to be their mate. (Masks are available at https://goo.gl/bI0lNU .) (B) When participants represent the limiting sex, sexual More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 726361–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.6.9
Published: 01 August 2010
... of the larva, and mating behaviors of adult butterflies. Figure 2. Egg strip laid on brassica cotyledons Figure 2. Egg strip laid on brassica cotyledons Figure 3. Evidence of larva eating brassicas. Note frass on leaves. Figure 3. Evidence of larva eating brassicas. Note frass...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... starvation). But can you explain how acquiring a certain amount of food could affect an animal's ability to reproduce? Answer 5. The need to collect a certain amount of food not only affects mate choice where only individuals who are in good condition win mating opportunities, but also reflects the...
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In the activity that models sexual selection by <b>mate</b> competitions, particip...
Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 3. In the activity that models sexual selection by mate competitions, participants use balloons of two distinct sizes (A) to fight other participants for the opportunity to mate with individuals of the limiting sex (represented by the masks used in the mate choice activity; Figure 2 Figure 3. In the activity that models sexual selection by mate competitions, participants use balloons of two distinct sizes (A) to fight other participants for the opportunity to mate with individuals of the limiting sex (represented by the masks used in the mate choice activity; Figure 2 More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81271–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.71
Published: 01 February 2019
... ). High school biology teachers’ knowledge structure, acceptance & teaching of evolution . American Biology Teacher , 64 , 21 – 28 . Rutledge, M.L. & Sadler, K.C. ( 2007 ). Reliability of the Measure of Acceptance of the Theory of Evolution (MATE) instrument with university students...
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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
... students in each group of 11 will be assigned the role of centrosomes (C). The final student in each group of 11 will serve as the “Reader” and will read the instructions to the group members. Each student with a number 1-4 is given a unique solid-colored sock (with its mate hidden inside) in one of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809697–701 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.697
Published: 01 November 2018
... Introduction............................7.546-R How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)............................7.546-R The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History............................7.546-R Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802116–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.116
Published: 01 February 2018
... wild populations, illustrated a mechanism of natural selection. Results from the mating experiments, where females were more interested in bright males, demonstrated a mechanism of sexual selection. We also discussed how selective breeding for the pet trade produced the exaggerated coloration of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... between natural populations of guppies. Trait High predation Low predation Life history Many small babies, shorter life span Few large babies, longer life span Mating strategy More sneaky forced copulations Conspicuous male mating displays Body shape Small body size, more...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80274–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.74
Published: 01 February 2018
... outcomes are summarized in Table 5 . The second component of the assessment consisted of ten forced-choice items that addressed student acceptance of evolution ( Table 6 ). These items were borrowed or modified from two instruments, the widely used MATE (Measure of the Acceptance of the Theory of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797599–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.599
Published: 01 September 2017
... the idea that the breadth of people from whom contemporary humans choose a mate makes future speciation or genetic polarity unlikely (except in the case of an isolated space colony). Solomon writes that “the current archaeological evidence suggests the physical separation that led to speciation in the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797564–570 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.564
Published: 01 September 2017
... (potential harm while defending) (e.g., Lang & Jaeger, 2000 ; Quinn & Graves, 1999 ; Mathis, 1990 ; Toft, 1985 ). Most often, availability of resources (e.g., food, water, and habitat) and mates are cited as the driving forces behind the establishment of territories—a direct linkage to Darwinian...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792135–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.135
Published: 01 February 2017
...Figure 2. (A) Start the activity of mate choice with a population of masks with four equally frequent colors. Ask students to choose the mask they like the most to be their mate. (Masks are available at https://goo.gl/bI0lNU .) (B) When participants represent the limiting sex, sexual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794335–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.335
Published: 01 April 2017
...Douglas Allchin Now there may be other accounts possible, but we note that the mating of first cousins gives exactly the conditions most likely to enable a rare, and usually recessive, character to show itself. If the bearers of such a gamete mate with individuals not bearing it the character...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786525–526 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.525
Published: 01 August 2016
... leaf, develop into tiny frogs inside pockets on their mother's skin; male Italian tree frogs gather in a “lek,” where the females select mates based on those that put the greatest energy in calling; the turtle frog lives most of its life deep underground; the fringe-limbed tree frog, a bright green...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783233–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.233
Published: 01 March 2016
... direct and indirect effects of mate choice by manipulating female choosiness . Current Biology , 19 , 1903 – 1906 . Maklakov, A.A. & Bonduriansky, R. ( 2009 ). Sex differences in survival costs of homosexual and heterosexual interactions: evidence from a fly and a beetle . Animal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784335–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.335
Published: 01 April 2016
... information is provided for distinguishing between 16 such animal pairs. Table 1. A comparison chart of some differences between butterflies and moths (from http://www.diffen. com/difference/Butterfly_vs_Moth ). Trait Butterfly Moth Mate selection Use sight to select mates Use scent...
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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
... Literature, explains that the eagle, as a symbol and in its environment, is an organism of contradictions. Eagles kill prey but also eat decaying flesh. On the other hand, eagles are long-lived, are loyal to their mates, and care for their offspring. With these opposing ideas in mind, the author describes...