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The American Biology Teacher (1988) 50 (2): 109–111.
Published: 01 February 1988
...-page abstract of their findings. How-To-Do-It Snails, Pill Bugs, Mealworms and Chi-Square? Using Invertebrate Behavior to Illustrate Hypothesis Testing with Chi-Square Carol Biermann The purpose of the following studies is to introduce students to the behavior of some common inverte- brate animals, of...
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The American Biology Teacher (1971) 33 (5): 293–294.
Published: 01 May 1971
... col- lected 411 pounds of aluminum cans. How well will your classes fare? Kenneth M. Highfill Lawrence High School 19th and Louisiana Sts. Lawrence, Kan. 66044 Mealworms Galore Teachers always need more mealworms. The de- mand at the University of British Columbia, Van- couver, has been met by Simon...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
... larva is increasing or there is a positive slope). Then the class discussed how this positive slope represents a model of larval growth over time. The insect unit ended in a mealworm lab that supported students in developing a testable question, a hypothesis, and a plan for carrying out an investigative...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (4): 232–237.
Published: 01 April 2011
... needed for the evaluation. In K-4 or K-5, students could exclusively concentrate on the observation of the life cycle of the mealworms (e.g., document the time from larval to pupal stage and to the adult stage). More advanced students could investigate whether the developmental time of beetles depends on...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 707–709.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., and Environmental Medicine , 76 , 370 – 374 . Table 1. Size range of insects used in sample experiment. Average Mass (g) Insect Used 0.001 Fruit fly 0.025 Pinhead cricket 0.098 Adult mealworm 0.1  Small cricket 0.152 Small mealworm 0.22  Adult cricket...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 432–438.
Published: 01 August 2015
... are preferred (e.g., seeds or mealworms for birds, peanuts or sunflower seeds for squirrels, alfalfa pellets for rabbits and deer, and cat food for raccoons and opossums). Introduction – States the importance and aims of the study, gives some background about GUD (what it is and why it is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (1): 18–28.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... He needs to add more fertilizer. Roses take more than 2 months to grow. A group of students wants to determine whether mealworms prefer light or dark. Which is the best experimental design? Take 3 mealworms, place one on cardboard, one on paper, and the third one on foil. Determine the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (9): 568–571.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Laboratory Reports........3:149-RL Lamarckism........ 2:86-A Life Cycle........4:232-I Mealworm........4:232-I Meiosis........7:382-F Microbiology........5:265-A, 9:521-RL, 9:528-I Microbiology Educational Initiatives........6:331-I Microscopy........7:414-H, 9:554-H...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (4): 206–212.
Published: 01 April 2006
... constructivist view of learning and foster a community of learners. Scientific Inquiry Project The scientific inquiry project is introduced during the first week of the track. Each pair of students selects *one of the following live cultures: mealworms (Order Coleoptera), Madagascar hissing cockroaches (Order...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (5): 315–320.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Curriculum Revisions: Lessons from China Two Labs in One: Effects of Temperature and Life Cycle Stage on Metabolism in Mealworm Beetles Issues and Internet in Classroom Activities Award-Winning I quiry Lab Activities for High School Biology AP Biology Teachers' Open Forum Inquiry-Based Experiments U ing Red...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 February 2005
... chromatograph. Sketching these pigments in a lab notebook offers a respite from the rapid pace of today's world and pro- vides each student the opportunity to share his or her own theories and background knowledge in the observation. Giving them the opportunity to see changes in the metamorphosis of mealworms...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (2): 144–149.
Published: 01 February 2004
... breed late in the season after the peak period for the caterpillars on which they feed (Withgott, 2002a). This delay seems to be due to lack of experience, unfamiliarity with the territory, and difficulties in finding a mate. The researchers provided caterpillars and mealworms to half the nests and used...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (9): 696.
Published: 01 November 2001
... organisms. The organisms studied include pill bugs, earthworms, crickets, millipedes, slime molds, tad- poles, ant lions, spiders, praying mantises, fruitflies, ladybugs, mealworms, and others. Materials, background infor- mation, how to collect and keep the organisms, how to set up the experiment, and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (9): 696.
Published: 01 November 2001
... equipment and supplies and easily collected organisms. The organisms studied include pill bugs, earthworms, crickets, millipedes, slime molds, tad- poles, ant lions, spiders, praying mantises, fruitflies, ladybugs, mealworms, and others. Materials, background infor- mation, how to collect and keep the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (8): 592–594.
Published: 01 October 2001
... American Biology Teacher 1994 Dyche, S.E. (1998). Mealworms, real worms. Science Scope, 22,19. Dyche 19 22 Science Scope 1998 Glasson, G.E. & McKenzie-Woodrow, L. (1997). Investigative learning in undergraduate freshman biology laborato- ries. Journal of College Science Teaching, 27...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (9): 696–697.
Published: 01 November 2001
... with very basic equipment and supplies and easily collected organisms. The organisms studied include pill bugs, earthworms, crickets, millipedes, slime molds, tad- poles, ant lions, spiders, praying mantises, fruitflies, ladybugs, mealworms, and others. Materials, background infor- mation, how to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2001) 63 (8): 562–568.
Published: 01 October 2001
... engage stu- dents in extended inquiry. Each learning team selects an invertebrate to study for approximately four weeks. Students select from a list of invertebrates that are avail- able locally. Mealworms, hissing cockroaches, crickets and crawfish are popular choices. Working in their learning teams...
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The American Biology Teacher (2000) 62 (4): 249–255.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., Pendulum (93.7%) and Mealworm (81.7 than they were on the two stage-five quizzes, Osmosis (18.3%) and Candle (20.7 Also as predicted, the two quizzes that presumably involved a mixture of stage-four and stage-five reasoning were of intermedi- ate difficulty, "A" Mountain (57.3%) and Cactus (61.1 Because...
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The American Biology Teacher (2000) 62 (6): 448–452.
Published: 01 June 2000
... particularly damaging species, such as Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica), tend to occur in high numbers, which facili- tates their collection in sufficient num- bers for this exercise. Some insect spe- cies such as mealworms (Tenebrio) and cockroaches (Blattella and Periplaneta) can be ordered from standard...
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The American Biology Teacher (1999) 61 (7): 552–560.
Published: 01 September 1999
...; and life cycles of Philobolus, Sordaria nd Tenebrio (mealworms). Participants will receive aresource manual. Box lunch induded. Sponsorship ncludes: The Louisiana Board of Ele- mentary & Secondary Education and the Louisiana Quality Education Support Fund, Hawley LS.D., The Howard Hughes Medical...