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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 (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 (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Advanced: How often does herbivory facilitate transmission of or invasion by pathogenic microorganisms? How to answer: Closely examine leaves for signs of punctures and chewing damage caused by herbivores, and sample and culture microbes from the damaged parts. Identify the types of microbes and how the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2019
... dominate in a cup of cola or green tea after it is left out overnight?” “How many microbes are in the classroom switchboard, and can they become a route of disease transmission?” “Do microbes grow in an opened bottle of eye drops at room temperature, and, if so, does it affect their use?” “How...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 412–415.
Published: 01 August 2019
... use of gloves can reduce the risk of transfer of microorganisms from hands to food. The focus on food vendors is of particular importance because handling currency can facilitate transmission of microbes from person to person. In the first study ( Basch et al., 2016 ), students completed field...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 387–394.
Published: 01 August 2019
... studies on transmissible spongiform encephalopathy . Sixteenth Annual American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators , May 28–31, 2009 , Colorado State University , Fort Collins, CO . Zaitsev, I.V. ( 2009b ). Prions: introducing a complex scientific controversy to a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 477–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... transmission of disease and is best known for his postulates (Koch's postulates), which are still used today as a basis for the diagnosis of disease. 2. This product can be ordered from this website: https://www.teachersource.com/product/glo-germ/biology-life-science . Table 1. NGSS...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 787–791.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-Weinberg Equilibrium: A 5E Lesson Plan............................4:288-I Building ZOOB Models to Help Students Learn about Nucleic Acid Structure and Function............................4:294-I Modeling Microorganism Transmission with Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches: An Inquiry Activity...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (1): 71–75.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Photomicroscopy microscope microorganisms cell phone smartphone adaptor do-it-yourself Figure 1. Supplies needed to make CellCam adaptor. Figure 1. Supplies needed to make CellCam adaptor. Figure 2. CellCam adaptor for mid-mounted camera phones: ( A ) side view; ( B ) top view. Figure 2...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (9): 723–727.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Children’s Movie.......................5:341-H Observation of Microorganisms in Milk after the Expiration Date Using Dry Rehydratable Film.......................5:345-H A Hands-on Activity to Introduce the Effects of Transmission by an Invasive Species.......................5:349-H Obesity...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (5): 349–353.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2013 Invasive species transmission hands-on activity infectious agent microorganism emerald ash borer Pick an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 314–321.
Published: 01 August 2011
... resistant infections that occur in health-care establishments, one of the recent challenges is the emergence of pathogens, such as MRSA, in the community, among individuals without any apparent risk factors for the infection. The transmission of resistant pathogens and antimicrobial resistance determinants...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (8): 513–516.
Published: 01 October 2010
... the 3.5 km of ice that cover it reveal that the number of microorganisms rises close to the lake's surface, which suggests that there is life in its waters. One Chryseobacterium species produces a protein that blocks ice-crystal growth, a handy substance to have in such an environment. Other cores...
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The American Biology Teacher (2009) 71 (9): 525–530.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., R., Chakrabarty, T. & Manuelidis, L. (2008). A rapid accurate culture assay for infectivity in Transmissible Encephalopathies. Journal of Neurology, 14(5), 352-361. Lu, Z., Baker, C. & Manuelidis, L. (2004). New molecular markers of early and progres- sive CJD brain infection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2007) 69 (2): 99–103.
Published: 01 February 2007
... agents. Because today's high school students are future scientists, politicians, etc., they need to be educated about current and upcoming problems for our society, including disease characteristics and their modes of transmission. Given the variety of diseases that can affect people, it is important to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (6): 428–433.
Published: 01 August 2004
... possibility of a brave new world in which the plants, animals (including ourselves), and microorganisms around us could be genetically trans- formed. The fact hat such a scientific trajectory nec- essarily presents ethical issues is clear; however, effec- tive techniques designed to help students deal with...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (5): 363–369.
Published: 01 May 2004
... &J. D. Edman (Eds.), Arthropod Transmission of Vertebrate Parasites, Chapter 5. (pp. 151-163) Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publications. Edman Medical Entomology: A Textbook on Public Health and Veterinary Problems Caused by Arthropods 151 Arthropod Transmission of Vertebrate Parasites, Chapter...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (5): 377–382.
Published: 01 May 2004
... problems. This situation is changing, and one indication of this is the effort to find a fungal model system for the study of biofilms, sheets of microorganisms that are resistant to chemical treatment. Bacterial biofilms have long been studied, but only recently have researchers induced baker's yeast...
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The American Biology Teacher (2003) 65 (8): 600–609.
Published: 01 October 2003
..., practice good hygiene; use gloves, keep hands away from mouth, carefully and thorough- ly clean all implements, and wash hands thoroughly after all cleanup has been completed. Additional infor- mation about foodborne pathogenic microorganisms, their transmission, and preventing infection can be obtained...
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The American Biology Teacher (2003) 65 (1): 13–23.
Published: 01 January 2003
... situations. For example, with smallpox, students could discuss the possibility of a smallpox pan- demic if a bioterrorism attack unleashed this microorganism on an unsuspecting population. To discuss this, students would need to understand from the explore and explain phases the nature of smallpox, how it is...