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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 556362–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449681
Published: 01 September 1993
...Larry A. Welch Copyright 1993 National Association of Biology Teachers References Fry, V. (1984). Exploring biology in the labo- ratory. Philadelphia: Saunders College Publishing. Fry Exploring biology in the laboratory 1984 I How-To-Do-it A Model of Microevolution in Action...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1988; 505303 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448740
Published: 01 May 1988
... Modeling in Microevolution" (January 1988, pg. 29), the graph in Figure 2 should be deleted and replaced with the one in Figure 3; the graph in Figure 3 should be replaced with the one in Figure 4. The new Figure 4 is available from the author (Steven Thompson, Biology De- partment, Ithaca College, Ithaca...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1988; 50129–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448629
Published: 01 January 1988
.... Wright 97 16 Genetics 1931 An Instructional Approach to Modeling in Microevolution Steven R. Thompson Microevolution has been described as the evolu- tionary change that occurs in local breeding popula- tions (Dobzhansky 1951). This, of course, is the gen- eral theme of basic population...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819665–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.665
Published: 01 December 2019
...Keith W. Pecor Genetic drift is an important mechanism in microevolution, but it can be more challenging to understand than other mechanisms (e.g., natural selection). This group project allows students to simulate random changes in allelic frequencies over generational time using a few simple...
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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
... intervention? This short course, comprising 21 students, focused on exploration-based activities allowing students themselves to collect evidence for evolution. We found significant gains in knowledge of microevolution and macroevolution, and found that both prior knowledge and acceptance of evolution were...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... when he created.” Changed to Theistic Evolutionism Penelope: “For the majority of evolution, there is no conflict. I believe in microevolution. I believe that there is evidence for some larger scale macroevolution. I don't think we can be certain about how long a “day” is in Genesis, and if we...
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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
...............................7.467-F, 7.467-OL Microbiology............................6.412-I, 7.492-I, 9.650-I Microbiome............................6.387-F Microevolution............................9.666-TT Millipedes............................4.278-I Misconceptions............................2.88-F, 9.669-TT...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818543–552 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.543
Published: 01 October 2019
... . The illustrations translate the abstract concepts of genomes, niches, microevolution, macroevolution, and phylogenetic trees within a narrative workbook (see Figure 1 and Table 1 ; the workbook is available for download at http://www.timetree.org/public/data/pdf/JoeTardigrada.pdf ). This workbook...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816417–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.417
Published: 01 August 2019
... more research is needed. The next paper introduced is by Wright et al. (2006) , who investigated the rate of microevolution (evolutionary speed) in temperate versus tropical plant species. Unlike the Rohde article, the Wright et al. article is challenging for many undergraduates to fully grasp...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815366–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.366
Published: 01 May 2019
... biological phenomenon. Smith and Baldwin (2015) evaluated several HW problems, and although some were problem sets with actual allele frequencies, many activities fell short of providing context or linking microevolution to existing problems that are broadly accessible to students. In contrast, our clam...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81112–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.12
Published: 01 January 2019
.... These simulators are also assigned a difficulty level ranging from easy to hard (in terms of installation, implementation, and support) and can be characterized as simulating either microevolution or macroevolution and sometimes both. All these simulators introduce the basic concepts of evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
..., the absence of a smooth continuum in life's history. These discontinuities range from the species level (microevolution) to higher-ranking taxa (macroevolution) ( Futuyma & Kirkpatrick, 2017 ). Macroevolutionary changes occur with the appearance of characteristics that distinguish large groups 22...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804272–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.272
Published: 01 April 2018
... strive to develop student understanding of the impact climate change can have on microevolution in contemporary populations using the model organism Drosophila melanogaster . The objective of this curriculum is to unify teaching of climate change and evolution by providing students opportunities to...
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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
... natural and artificial selection, we used the seven-question, multiple-choice test administered each year to Windsor Middle School 7th grade students ( Appendix ). These questions were written by one of the teachers (SW) based on the suggested learning outcomes for microevolution education in the Colorado...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802144–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.144
Published: 01 February 2018
... incorporate phylogenetics into biology courses, but the current educational system often emphasizes memorizing terminology rather than understanding core concepts ( Goldsmith, 2003 ). In evolution instruction, there is an unbalanced focus on microevolution ( Meir et al., 2007 ). Thus, cultivating students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799787–791 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.787
Published: 01 November 2017
...:191-I Microevolution............................2:114-RL Microfluidics............................9:753-I Microgreens............................5:375-I Microorganism transmission............................5:365-I Modeling............................2:83-F, 5:365-I, 6:482-I, 9:774...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.12b
Published: 01 February 2015
... familiar to biology teachers as central topics in the study of evolution: major events in the evolution of plants and animals, taxonomy, molecular and gemone evolution, epigenetics, phylogeny, speciation, natural selection, macroevolution, microevolution, sexual selection, evolutionary phsychology, aging...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772135–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.9
Published: 01 February 2015
.../evolution.php . Laurian, C., Ouellet, J.-P., Courtois, R., Breton, L. & St-Onge, S. (2000). Effects of intensive harvesting on moose reproduction. Journal of Applied Ecology, 37 , 515–531. Learning ACE. (2014). Hardy-Weinberg lab: microevolution in the eastern gray squirrel. Available at http...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768493–498 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.2
Published: 01 October 2014
... antievolutionists, evolutionary theory cannot explain. As Gilbert (2003b , p. 735) said, “creationists are not concerned about antibiotic-sensitive bacteria becoming antibiotic-resistant or about the beak-shape changes of Galapagos finch species,” two usual, well-documented examples of microevolution. These are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 722100–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.2.9
Published: 01 February 2010
... practically impossible to experimentally examine such biological processes in the typical college-level course with the usual limitations of time and resources. On the other hand, it is very important for students to understand the relationship between the process of microevolution at the population level and...