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In the activity that models sexual selection by <b>mate</b> <b>competitions</b>, 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; 816430–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.430
Published: 01 August 2019
..., the students also talked about the panax ginseng root and yerba mate stimulants found in Monster Energy drinks; they discussed how these stimulants could also cause a rise in motility of the planarian. The student research experience also allowed them to gain a better understanding of the scientific...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807547–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.547
Published: 01 September 2018
... fatale” firefly who signals to hopeful mates and then eats them), outright competition (damselfly males have penis scoops to remove the sperm of rivals from female reproductive tracts), mutualistic relationships (including the fascinating interdependency of human honey-hunters and the honeyguide bird...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.92
Published: 01 February 2018
.... , & Ahlgren, A. ( 1991 ). Science for all Americans . New York : Oxford University Press . Rutledge, M. L. , & Sadler, K. C. ( 2007 ). Reliability of the Measure of Acceptance of the Theory of Evolution (MATE) instrument with university students . American Biology Teacher , 69 ( 6 ), 332...
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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; 797584–589 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.584
Published: 01 September 2017
... voraciously for about 5 days, then ceases feeding and burrows underground to pupate. About 1 month later, the adult moth emerges from the soil and mates. Detailed information about the life cycle can be found on Russell Laboratory's Manduca website ( http://labs.russell.wisc.edu/manduca ; Goodman, Carlson...
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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 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...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792112–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.112
Published: 01 February 2017
... 0.53 Acceptance MATE 20–100 71.00 (11.33) 73.98 (17.62) 0.18 0.30 Table 3. Factors supporting gains in knowledge of microevolution. Parameter β SE β t ω 2 power Intercept –24.70 8.85 –2.79 * 0.28 74% Grade 2.35 1.15 2.05 0.15 48% MUMpre...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79141–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.41
Published: 01 January 2017
... . Rachlow, J.L. , Berkeley, E.V. & Berger, J. ( 1998 ). Correlates of male mating strategies in white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) . Journal of Mammology , 79 , 1317 – 1324 . Takeuchi, T. ( 2006 ). Matter of size or matter of residency experience? Territorial contest in a green hairstreak...
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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
... associated with – euthanasia; they are large enough to be observed with the naked eye, but small enough to require little classroom “real estate”; with a little practice, males are easily distinguishable from females; and they have stereotypical mating behaviors that are easily interpreted...
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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
... understanding that inherited traits can be beneficial for a variety of reasons, including mate attraction and food acquisition. At the beginning of the course, students wanted to limit the usefulness of inherited traits to one or the other. Students also reduced their misconception that individuals can change...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782149–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.149
Published: 01 February 2016
..., the average state of a character becomes improved with reference to a specific function, or whereby a population is thought to have become better suited to some feature of its environment. Inbreeding Mating between relatives that occurs more frequently than if mates were chosen at random from a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 782109–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.109
Published: 01 February 2016
... color of the wings, and that natural or sexual selection may be primarily responsible for this color's presence or absence. Structurally colored wing patterns have been described as species-recognition signals and as sexually dimorphic signals involved in female mate choice, and it has been shown that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779711–712 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.12c
Published: 01 November 2015
..., unless he explains his reasoning. Other claims that conveniently fit his trajectory similarly seem arguable: “There's a world of difference between socially dominant individuals in most primate groups, who simply appropriate the best mates and resources for themselves, and high-status individuals in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777500–506 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.4
Published: 01 September 2015
... hypotheses that explain the observed result. The case may simply be that females prefer to mate with short-legged males. Indeed, false hypotheses can produce true predictions. A second problem with induction is that in designing and carrying out our experiments and affirming our hypotheses, we may...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772128–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.8
Published: 01 February 2015
... identified by Charles Darwin (1871) . Intrasexual selection favors traits that increase success in competition for matings, such as the male–male aggression in crickets. Intersexual selection favors traits that increase success in attracting the opposite sex for mating. Male cricket “advertisement” song is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77119–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.4
Published: 01 January 2015
... organisms live on each substrate type. 2 Fish Fights Animal behavior, animals, fish, mating In many animals, males fight for territories that they use to attract females for mating. Male stickleback fish fight each other to gain territories along the bottom of the shallow areas of a lake. Perhaps more...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769609–614 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.7
Published: 01 November 2014
..., male vs. female). For example, if the winner of contest 1 was a male in a male–female interaction, with longer claws and greater weight than the female, you would add 1 to each of those three categories. Note: In some male–female contests, the male will mate with the female rather than displaying...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768525–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.6
Published: 01 October 2014
... the peacock’s ( Pavo cristatus ) train can affect mating success. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology, 35 , 213–217. Post, E., Peterson, R.O., Stenseth, N.C. & McLaren, B.E. (1999). Ecosystem consequences of wolf behavioural response to climate. Nature, 401 , 905–907. Recorder...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 753214–218 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.3.11
Published: 01 March 2013
... organisms such as daphnia, flour beetles, and fruit flies, which are inexpensive and easy to obtain. Different question themes can be used to tailor this method to the class. Teachers can focus on specific physiology themes (e.g., digestion or reproduction) or behavior themes (e.g., mate detection or...