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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (5): 365–374.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hillary Guzik; Kessler McCoy-Simandle Students will test Madagascar hissing cockroach's capacity as a vector for transmission of microorganisms. By comparing a cockroach exposed to human contact (handled by students) and a cockroach with limited exposure (not handled), students can assess the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 7–13.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Priya Dassarma; Kelley Tuel; Susan Dean Nierenberg; Tony Phillips; Wolf Thomas Pecher; Shiladitya Dassarma Access to microorganisms in the classroom is essential for teaching fundamental concepts of life sciences, yet most are neither safe nor accessible for classroom instruction. Halobacterium NRC...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Davison Sangweme; Evan Lampert; Erin McIntosh Microorganisms are diverse, minute, simple life-forms that generally cannot be seen by the naked eye and require the use of a microscope to be visualized. They have a great impact on all other life-forms. Their tiny size conceals them from us...
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<b>Microorganism</b> in the Kitchen worksheet (Lesson Part 1).   Appendix Figure 3...
Published: 01 May 2017
Appendix Figure 3. Microorganism in the Kitchen worksheet (Lesson Part 1). Appendix Figure 3. Microorganism in the Kitchen worksheet (Lesson Part 1). More
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 198–202.
Published: 01 March 2018
... anaerobic growth of microorganisms can be seen in many areas of industry, health, and the creation of several categories of food ranging from fermented alcohols to breads and cheeses. To demonstrate that microorganisms can grow and thrive in the absence of oxygen, we have developed an inexpensive and easy...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2017
... significant issue of supplementing fertilizer use in agriculture with nitrogen-fixing microorganisms. This experience exposes students to how scientists are studying real-world problems; it teaches them basic research techniques, and promotes inquiry-based learning in a real research environment. It also...
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Responses recognizing that antibiotics are used to control <b>microorganisms</b>, ...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 3. Responses recognizing that antibiotics are used to control microorganisms, before and after visiting Tiny Enormous . Figure 3. Responses recognizing that antibiotics are used to control microorganisms, before and after visiting Tiny Enormous. More
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Relative frequencies of word use in respondents&#x27; definitions of “<b>microorgan</b>...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 4. Relative frequencies of word use in respondents' definitions of “microorganism” before and after visiting Tiny Enormous . Figure 4. Relative frequencies of word use in respondents' definitions of “microorganism” before and after visiting Tiny Enormous. More
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Word cloud representing how often various types of <b>microorganisms</b> were list...
Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 5. Word cloud representing how often various types of microorganisms were listed by respondents before (left) and after (right) visiting Tiny Enormous . Figure 5. Word cloud representing how often various types of microorganisms were listed by respondents before (left) and after (right More
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 634–635.
Published: 01 November 2014
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 345–348.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Youngshin Kim; Soo-Min Lim; Il-Sun Lee Cultivation of microorganisms such as fungi and bacteria is often not included in scientific inquiries conducted in school because of the difficulty of manufacturing a suitable medium. A method using dry rehydratable film to reduce the need to manufacture a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (5): 265–269.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jordi Urmeneta; Alícia Duró Microorganisms were first described by van Leeuwenhoek in the 17th century. Later, Pasteur and Koch related them to diseases. Since then, the scientific community has striven to extend awareness of the many functions of microorganisms. Science museums provide an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 490–494.
Published: 01 October 2010
... colonization by microbial communities of leaves that fall into streams. Leaf decomposition reflects enzymatic activity by microorganisms such as aquatic fungi and bacteria and maceration by invertebrate shredders. The microorganisms help facilitate the cycling of nutrients and energy in the stream's ecosystem...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 237–243.
Published: 01 April 2012
... teach students not only current molecular techniques and technologies, but also about proteomics and microorganisms. Students participate in protein extraction, gel electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, and data analysis to identify proteins present in microorganisms. Figure 4. Environmental...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 331–335.
Published: 01 August 2011
... highly conserved regions of DNA that have little-to-no demonstrated change among various microorganisms are colored red. The intervening DNA sequence between the UFPs and reverse URPs is colored green and is variable among organisms, which serves as the basis of their comparison at the sequence level and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 37–42.
Published: 01 January 2020
... disease transmission, and equip students with the ability to trace the origin of infections caused by microorganisms. The website enables multi-person online use, with real-time recording of the exchange process and real-time viewing of infection results. Additionally, the website is able to preserve data...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 776–779.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Pamela A. Marshall In this inquiry activity, community-level physiological profiling (CLPP) with EcoPlates is described to quantitatively depict the community of microorganisms situated in a natural environment. Students can develop their own hypotheses and carry out experimentation about the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 543–552.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., which can be enhanced with microscopy wet labs. Students gain insight into the invertebrate world of the highly adaptable, ubiquitous microorganisms known colloquially as “water bears,” generating a microevolutionary and macroevolutionary perspective through a narrative that includes an introduction to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Thousand Years of Bread 1944 Kline, L. & Sugihara, T.F. (1971). Microorganisms of the San Francisco sour dough bread process. II. Isolation and characterization of undescribed bacterial species respon- sible for the souring activity. Applied Microbiology, 21(3), 459-465. Kline 3 459 21...
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The American Biology Teacher (1995) 57 (8): 526–530.
Published: 01 November 1995
.... New York: Chapman and Hall. Wood Soil biology 1989 Invesgating Soil Microorganisms for Biological Weed Control Ann C. Kennedy Karen L. Smith Tami L. Stubbs Ask a student to give an example of an ecosystem and the response is pre- dictable-the rainforest, the grass- lands-typical examples...