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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804291–300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.291
Published: 01 April 2018
... their understanding of the topic. In our article, we present a teaching module from the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center as a tool to engage students in lab inquiry exploring Mendelian genetics. This includes a series of protocols and assignments that guide students through growing two generations...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 677435–436 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451879
Published: 01 September 2005
... visual representations, and actual parameters that control how the model runs. Simply stated, this is one of the most engaging and pow- erful software laboratory programs I have seen. Catherine (Casey) King General Studies Program New York University New York, NY 10003 MENDELIAN GENETICS Visionlearning...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1998; 608608–612 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450560
Published: 01 October 1998
...Charlotte K. Omoto Copyright The National Association of Biology Teachers References McKusick, V.A. (1969). Human Genet- ics, 2nd ed. Englewood, NJ: Prentice- Hall, Inc. McKusick 2 Human Genetics 1969 Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, OMIM (TM). (1996). Center for Med...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 58138–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450070
Published: 01 January 1996
... can the learning cycle method be used to provoke student inquiry into concepts of Mendelian genetics? A recently developed learning cycle designed to do just that starts by pos- ing the descriptive question, "How do characteristics vary within species?" Students intuitively know that all mem- bers of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 525288–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449111
Published: 01 May 1990
... 2 Human genetics 1969 McKusick, V.A. (1988). Mendelian inheri- tance in man (8th ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. McKusick 8 Mendelian inheritance in man 1988 Nagle, J.J. (1984). Heredity and human affairs (3rd ed.). St. Louis: Times Mirror/Mosby College Publishing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1989; 513143–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448880
Published: 01 March 1989
... 1988 Stewart, J.H. (1983). Student problem solving in high school genetics. Science Education, 67(4), 523-540. Stewart 4 523 67 Science Education 1983 Stewart, J.H. (1982). Difficulties experienced by high school students when learning basic Mendelian genetics. The American Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1989; 515294–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448928
Published: 01 May 1989
...Heather R. McKean; Linda S. Gibson Copyright 1989 National Association of Biology Teachers How-To-Do-It Hands-on Activities that Relate Mendelian Genetics to Cell Division Heather R. McKean Linda S. Gibson What biology teacher hasn't en- gaged his or her students in the re-en- actment of cell...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 494229–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448497
Published: 01 April 1987
...). Promoting intellec- tual development through science teaching. The Physics Teacher, 11, 273-276. Renner 273 11 The Physics Teacher 1973 Stewart, J.H. (1982). Difficulties experienced by high school students when learning basic Mendelian genetics. Amer- ican Biology Teacher, 44(2), 80-84...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1986; 484227–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448270
Published: 01 April 1986
.... & Allen, R.D. (1983). Student difficulties solving Mendelian genetics problems. (unpublished) Moll, M.B. & Allen, R.D. (1982). Developing critical thinking skills in biology. Journal of College Science Teaching, 12(2), 95-98. Moll 2 95 12 Journal of College Science Teaching 1982...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1982; 44280–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447413
Published: 01 February 1982
... Scientific creationism 1974 Difficulties Experienced by High School Students When Learning Basic Mendelian Genetics James H. Stewart WO RECENT PAPERS (Stewart 1980; Finley, Stew- art, and Yarroch 1980) have suggested that researchers should focus attention on the content of instruction as an important...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1979; 41294–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4446487
Published: 01 February 1979
... Against Predictions in Mendelian Genetics Thomas Mercer Hursh IF STUDENTS WANT TO CONDUCT experiments in Mendelian genetics acccrding to good scientific method, they must compare the results they observe with those they have predicted. The guidelines for making this com- parison and the mathematics...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 8113–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.3
Published: 01 January 2019
...Mark Shotwell Biology teachers consider basic Mendelian genetics to be value-free, objective science, immune to misinterpretation and misuse. It may thus come as a surprise to learn that in the early days of genetics a cornerstone of genetics education, the dihybrid cross, was employed to support...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804264–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.264
Published: 01 April 2018
...Charles E. Deutch A key question in teaching a General Genetics course is whether to present the major concepts of Mendelian genetics first, or to start with the essential ideas of molecular genetics. A comparison of two sequential courses at Creighton University with similar groups of students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777492–499 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.3
Published: 01 September 2015
... about alternative inheritance patterns to Mendelian genetics. The unit was created in the context of a college introductory biology course but could be implemented in a high school course. Figure 1. Screenshot from Virtual Genetics Lab II ( White et al...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 773211–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.3.10
Published: 01 March 2015
...Betsy J. Briju; Sarah E. Wyatt Instructors often present Mendelian genetics and molecular biology separately. As a result, students often fail to connect the two topics in a tangible manner. We have adopted a simple experiment to help link these two important topics in a basic biology course, using...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1988; 505262–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448732
Published: 01 May 1988
... laboratory instruction. The American Biology Teacher. 36(8), 463-467. Nicholson 8 463 36 The American Biology Teacher 1974 Human Genetics and McKusick's Mendelian Thomas R. Mertens is professor of biology at Ball State Univer- sity, Muncie, IN 47306, where he has been on the faculty since In h...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78115–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.15
Published: 01 January 2016
...Madelene Loftin; Kelly East; Adam Hott; Neil Lamb Life science classrooms often emphasize the exception to the rule when it comes to teaching genetics, focusing heavily on rare single-gene and Mendelian traits. By contrast, the vast majority of human traits and diseases are caused by more...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763189–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.7
Published: 01 March 2014
...Katelyn Galloway; Nadja Anderson “Cootie Genetics” is a hands-on, inquiry-based activity that enables students to learn the Mendelian laws of inheritance and gain an understanding of genetics principles and terminology. The activity begins with two true-breeding Cooties of the same species that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 765306–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.5.3
Published: 01 May 2014
... or not most human characteristics are inherited as simple Mendelian traits (determined by one gene with a dominant and a recessive allele), problems with the Central Dogma of Biology, misunderstandings about the inheritance of traits such as eye color, the relative importance of genetics versus the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 744224–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.4.4
Published: 01 April 2012
... inheritance patterns (e.g., recessive, dominant, X-linked); however, the final pedigree illustration demonstrated an unusual pattern: maternal inheritance. The introduction of this non-Mendelian inheritance pattern led to a discussion of mitochondrial genetics, with an emphasis on the contribution of mtDNA to...