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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 776452–457 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.6.452
Published: 01 August 2015
... useful in assessing students’ understanding of content in larger contexts. They enable students to use models to construct explanations, with evidence to support hypotheses – practices emphasized in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Storyboards provide an opportunity for performance...
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Students&#x27; <b>models</b> of reduction division. All students could propose <b>models</b>, ...
Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 2. Students' models of reduction division. All students could propose models, but most of the models were faulty. Students' preunderstanding of reduction division should be addressed in the following learning situation. Figure 2. Students' models of reduction division. All students could Figure 2. Students' models of reduction division. All students could propose models, but most of the models were faulty. Students' preunderstanding of reduction division should be addressed in the following learning situation. Figure 2. Students' models of reduction division. All students could More
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Assigning animal <b>models</b> (fish, penguin, shark) to skin <b>models</b> (feather, san...
Published: 01 August 2018
Figure 7. Assigning animal models (fish, penguin, shark) to skin models (feather, sandpaper, mucus). Figure 7. Assigning animal models (fish, penguin, shark) to skin models (feather, sandpaper, mucus). Figure 7. Assigning animal models (fish, penguin, shark) to skin models (feather, sandpaper, mucus). Figure 7. Assigning animal models (fish, penguin, shark) to skin models (feather, sandpaper, mucus). More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 734213–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.4.5
Published: 01 April 2011
...William D. Stansfield; Matthew A. Carlton We question the use of mechanical models, such as coin flipping, to represent the probabilities of gender distributions in sibship families consisting of two children. Both the assumptions of the models and the reliability of the data should be evaluated...
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<b>Models</b> of antibiotic resistance emerging in a population. In both <b>models</b>, t...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1. Models of antibiotic resistance emerging in a population. In both models, the white circles depict a susceptible population of bacteria that is either grown overnight on a plate with antibiotics (top) or grown for several days in liquid and then grown overnight on a plate with Figure 1. Models of antibiotic resistance emerging in a population. In both models, the white circles depict a susceptible population of bacteria that is either grown overnight on a plate with antibiotics (top) or grown for several days in liquid and then grown overnight on a plate with More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797544–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.544
Published: 01 September 2017
...” of dragons make the taxa appropriate models for basic phylogenetic analysis in an undergraduate general biology or systematics class. The wyvern, an obviously more primitive, distant cousin of the “true” dragons, is also an appropriate outgroup for these estimations of shared evolutionary history...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796482–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.482
Published: 01 August 2017
...Natalia B. Hubbs; Kristin N. Parent; Jon R. Stoltzfus National STEM education reform efforts call for increased emphasis on science practices, such as modeling. We describe an activity where students read a scientific blog post relating human gametogenesis to disease and then during class develop a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794294–300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.294
Published: 01 April 2017
...Elizabeth A. Mulligan This paper describes a collaborative activity for students, which allows them to build simplified models of individual nucleotides, DNA, and RNA using ZOOB building blocks. These models help students learn about nucleic acid structure and the process of transcription. In...
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A student-generated graph <b>models</b> a phenomenon for an independent research p...
Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 6. A student-generated graph models a phenomenon for an independent research project. Figure 6. A student-generated graph models a phenomenon for an independent research project. Figure 6. A student-generated graph models a phenomenon for an independent research project. Figure 6. A student-generated graph models a phenomenon for an independent research project. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819626–635 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.626
Published: 01 December 2019
...Cory T. Forbes; Dante Cisterna; Devarati Bhattacharya; Ranu Roy Learning about heredity is important across the K–12 continuum. However, these ideas may be challenging for students. We examined third-grade students' ideas about heredity in the context of a new, six-week, model-based science unit...
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Students&#x27; modified <b>models</b> of meiosis. Most of the students, if not all, dem...
Published: 01 December 2019
Figure 4. Students' modified models of meiosis. Most of the students, if not all, demonstrated a scientific understanding of meiosis. Figure 4. Students' modified models of meiosis. Most of the students, if not all, demonstrated a scientific understanding of meiosis. Figure 4. Students' modified models of meiosis. Most of the students, if not all, demonstrated a scientific understanding of meiosis. Figure 4. Students' modified models of meiosis. Most of the students, if not all, demonstrated a scientific understanding of meiosis. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787549–559 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.549
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ying-Chih Chen; Mathew J. Benus; Morgan B. Yarker Scientists use models to represent their imagination and conceptualization of a particular phenomenon. They then use models to develop an argument to debate, defend, and debunk ideas in their peer community. Modeling is an essential practice of...
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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
...Jana Bouwma-Gearhart; Sarah Adumat; Allyson Rogan-Klyve; Andrew M. Bouwma A feature of science is its production of evidence-based explanations. Scientific models can both provide causal explanations and be predictive of natural phenomena. Modeling-based inquiry (MBI) is a pedagogical strategy that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785396–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.396
Published: 01 May 2016
... Crosscutting Concepts Mathematics MS-LS1-5 Deloping and Using Models Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions Engaging in Argument from Evidence Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information Scientific Knowledge Is Based on Empirical Evidence LS1.B: Growth and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783221–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.221
Published: 01 March 2016
... students to utilize mathematical reasoning to derive population growth models from authentic populations through active learning and firsthand experiences. To accomplish this, we designed a lab in which students grow and count populations of Drosophila over the course of 12 weeks, modifying abiotic and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78135–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.35
Published: 01 January 2016
...Caleb M. Bryce; Vikram B. Baliga; Kristin L. De Nesnera; Duran Fiack; Kimberly Goetz; L. Maxine Tarjan; Catherine E. Wade; Veronica Yovovich; Sarah Baumgart; Donald G. Bard; Doris Ash; Ingrid M. Parker; Gregory S. Gilbert Models are simplified representations of more complex systems that help...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815373–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.373
Published: 01 May 2019
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Membrane potential anions modeling References Barrett, K.E. , Barman, S.M. , Boitano, S. & Brooks, H.L. ( 2012 ). Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology , 24th ed . (pp. 8 – 9 ). New York, NY...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81298–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.98
Published: 01 February 2019
... compares two active-learning approaches to teaching meiosis through modeling in an introductory undergraduate biology course for health sciences majors. Items from the published, validated Meiosis Concept Inventory were used for pre- and post-instruction assessment. In addition, we collected data regarding...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 77130–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.1.5
Published: 01 January 2015
...Robert A. Cooper This paper presents an activity that engages students in model-based reasoning, requiring them to predict the behavior of the trp and lac operons under different environmental conditions. Students are presented six scenarios for the trp operon and five for the lac operon. In most...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 806457–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.6.457
Published: 01 August 2018
...Carlos A. Morales-Ramirez; Pearlyn Y. Pang Open-source data are information provided free online. It is gaining popularity in science research, especially for modeling species distribution. MaxEnt is an open-source software that models using presence-only data and environmental variables. These...