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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
... bacteria colonies on the saccharin treated probiotic plates when compared to the sugar treated bacteria, ANOVA p<0.068 [evidence, reasoning]. (Project 3 Board) middle school science fairs NGSS science and engineering practices nature of science student interest References Bencze, J.L...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 256–268.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Yamina Pressler; Mary Hunter-Laszlo; Sarah Bucko; Beth A. Covitt; Sarah Urban; Christina Benton; Michelle Bartholomew; Amanda J. Morrison; Erika J. Foster; Sylvia D. Parker; M. Francesca Cotrufo; John C. Moore We designed two NGSS-aligned middle school classroom experiments to investigate the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 385–389.
Published: 01 May 2018
... developed a hands-on, discussion-based activity for the middle school science classroom to demonstrate biomagnification and connect it to food webs and trophic pyramids. Each student represents an aquatic organism, and together students simulate the consumption and excretion processes in an aquatic food...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 50–54.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Rebecca L. Gonda; Kyle DeHart; Tia-Lynn Ashman; Alison Slinskey Legg Achieving a deep understanding of the many topics covered in middle school biology classes is difficult for many students. One way to help students learn these topics is through scenario-based learning, which enhances students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 January 2012
...' understanding of heredity and related concepts such as cells and reproduction using a Web-based Science Inquiry Environment (WISE) curriculum unit that was developed to help middle school students learn about genetic inheritance. Our findings suggest that students made significant gains from pretest to posttest...
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The American Biology Teacher (2009) 71 (5): 274–279.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Teaching, 32(5), 400-405. Sunal, D.W. &amp; Sunal, C.S. (2002). Science in the Elementary and Middle School Classroom. New York, NY: Prentice Hall. Tal, R. H. Liu, C. Q., Maltese, A. V. &amp; Fan, X. (2006). Planning early for careers in science. Science, 312, 1143-1144. Wenglinsky, H...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (4): 247.
Published: 01 April 2005
... learning of life science, or refresh their previous knowledge. Jose Vazquez General Studies Program New York University New York, NY 10003 MIDDLE SCHOOL DEMOS & LABS Easy Science Demos & Labs: Life Science. (2003). By Thomas Kardos. Published by J. Weston Walch Publisher. 321 Valley Street, P.O. Box 658...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (2): 120–121.
Published: 01 February 2005
...- dia.com. $145. System Requirements: * DVD-ROM Drive * Windows 98, Windows XP or Macintosh OS9.2 through OSX * Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 for downloading the learning guides that accompany the pro- gram The Eye of the Cyclops is a stimulating ecology program for middle school students. The program is based...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (9): 604–612.
Published: 01 November 2004
... in Science Teaching, 31(5), 449-457. Seetlage 5 449 31 Journal of Research in Science Teaching 1994 Weld, J. & McNew, J.C. (1999). Attitudes towards evolution. The Science Teacher, 66(9), 27-31. Weld 9 27 66 The Science Teacher 1999 Middle School Student Learning in...
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The American Biology Teacher (2002) 64 (9): 704.
Published: 01 November 2002
.... Matthew J. Turner Spanaway Lake High School Spanaway, WA 98387-5906 Jose M. Rios University of Washington, Tacoma Tacoma, WA 98402-3100 MIDDLE SCHOOL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY Science Is Elementary: What's Inside Your Body? 2001. SVE & Churchill Media (6677 North Northwest Highway, Chicago, IL 60631). 1-800...
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The American Biology Teacher (2002) 64 (7): 521–524.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Introduction to Grassland Agriculture (pp. 217-226). Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press. Taylor Red clover 217 Forages Volume I: An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture 1995 A Scenario-Based Seedling Anatomy Exercise for Middle School Students "vvhat Causec1 the cattIe To BIee4 to Death PAUL...
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The American Biology Teacher (1995) 57 (4): 244–249.
Published: 01 April 1995
... presented as part of the Key Centre for School Science and Mathematics Seminar program. Curtin Univer- sity, Perth, Australia. Hand A conceptual change approach for professional development of secondary science teachers Seminar presented as part of the Key Centre for School Science and Mathematics...
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The American Biology Teacher (1994) 56 (8): 488–491.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Terry D. Schwaner; John T. Petty; Lila A. Schwaner Copyright 1994 National Association of Biology Teachers How-To-Do-lt Modeling Atoms & Molecules: New Lesson for Elementary & Middle School Students Terry D. Schwaner John T. Petty Lila A. Schwaner Our experiences with AP Biology students...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 463–469.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Sara Raven; Emel Cevik; Michael Model Although research and new technologies have introduced different ways of observing microorganisms, including scanning and electron microscopy, these methods are expensive and require equipment that is typically not found in a middle school classroom. The...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 200–207.
Published: 01 March 2016
... models that might inform practice are scarce. This article describes how one STEM business, university educators, and middle school administrators and teachers successfully developed and implemented an integrated STEM education (iSTEM) experience for all eighth-grade students at a local middle school. We...
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The American Biology Teacher (1977) 39 (4): 211–213.
Published: 01 April 1977
... Adapting BSCS Materials for Use in Hong Kong Middle Schools Ovid Wong R EFORM MOVEMENT IN biological education has been a world-wide concern for many years. New dis- coveries and developments in biological science make a new school curriculum imperative if more than the history of biology is to be taught...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 661–667.
Published: 01 October 2017
...-based experimentation also has been shown to improve students’ attitudes and interest in science. However, implementing scientific inquiry activities that include experimental design and data analysis in a classroom of middle or high school students can be daunting for teachers with limited experimental...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 328–332.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Tahl Zimmerman; Tim Goetz; Salam A. Ibrahim In an age-appropriate activity developed by a researcher-teacher team working together under the auspices of the American Chemical Science Coaches Program, middle school students at the Greensboro Montessori School (1) learned about the microbiological...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (7): 407–411.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Sabrina R. Bowen-Stevens; Tara M. Cox; Mary Carla Curran All scientists use the scientific method to investigate the unknown by developing a hypothesis, designing an experiment, collecting data, and interpreting findings. The purpose of this activity is to teach middle school students about the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 430–434.
Published: 01 August 2019
... for middle school students participating in an after-school program to assist them with designing their own experiment using planarians (flatworms) exposed to caffeine, sugar, and an energy drink. Results indicated that the average velocity of the planarians in 1 mM caffeine, 1 mM sucrose, and 0.1...
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