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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333
Published: 01 May 2020
... . NGSS Lead States ( 2013 ). Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States . Washington, DC : National Academies Press . O'Hara , R.J. ( 1997 ). Population thinking and tree thinking in systematics . Zoologica Scripta , 26 , 323 – 329 . Omland , K.E. , Cook , L.G...
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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
... ), 38 – 43 . NGSS Lead States ( 2013 ). Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States . Washington, DC : National Academies Press . Oh, P.S. & Oh, S.J. ( 2011 ). What teachers of science need to know about models: an overview . International Journal of Science Education...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808594–599 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.594
Published: 01 October 2018
... https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/2493e/ . Kentucky Department of Education ( 2015 ). Kentucky Academic Standards: June 2015 . Retrieved from https://education.ky.gov/curriculum/standards/kyacadstand/Documents/Kentucky%20Academic%20Standards_Final-9%2011%2015.pdf . Mansfield, J...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808608–618 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.608
Published: 01 October 2018
... valuable contribution to any science curriculum and will further prepare students for careers in the STEM fields. The magnetic particle mechanism predicts that animals have tiny crystals of magnetite, a naturally occurring mineral, in contact with various cells. These magnetite crystals act like little...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807477–482 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.477
Published: 01 September 2018
... aid in curriculum reform, and because of this, these benchmarks dovetail nicely with the Next Generation Science Standards. The following lesson plan was designed with both Project 2061 and NGSS core disciplinary ideas and NOS crosscutting concepts (see Table 1 ) in mind in order to help students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804285–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.285
Published: 01 April 2018
... curriculum, we developed an exercise using environmental DNA (eDNA) analysis. eDNA sampling involves extracting and amplifying the DNA from specific organisms from an environmental sample, rather than from the organisms themselves, and has been rapidly adopted by conservation practitioners around the world...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803235–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.235
Published: 01 March 2018
... excluded from the standard science curriculum due to legislation and to reluctance on the part of schools and teachers to engage a controversial topic. Recently, opponents of the teaching of evolution have targeted state education agencies, textbook publishers, and local school boards. Such opponents often...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803184–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.184
Published: 01 March 2018
.... In addition, we could not have done this work without the support of our colleagues in the Department of Biology to help and support development of new curriculum for this effort. STEM degree completion has become a national priority and has increased the emphasis placed on metrics such as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803191–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.191
Published: 01 March 2018
... ). Stepping up, stepping back, stepping forward: Student nurses’ experiences as peer mentors in a pre-nursing scholarship . Nurse Education Practice , 15 , 492 – 497 . United States Department of Labor (USDOL) . ( 2005 ). Employment and training administration, High growth job training initiative...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80274–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.74
Published: 01 February 2018
... Generation Science Standards: For states, by states . Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press . Pennock, R. T. ( 2005 ). On teaching evolution and the nature of science . In J. Cracraft & R. W. Bybee (Eds.), Evolutionary science and society: Educating a new generation . Colorado Springs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80111–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.11
Published: 01 January 2018
... after gameplay. These results suggest positive potential for action-based, plant-ecology-oriented digital games in a postsecondary science curriculum. Furthermore, greater understanding of mycorrhizae has the potential to improve our multifaceted relationships with the ecosystems upon which we depend...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799720–727 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.720
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Journal of Chemical Education , 80 ( 11 ), 1244 . Pugh, J. E. ( 1988 ). Using the Cloze test to predicate college biology grades. The American Biology Teacher , 50 ( 3 ), 148 – 149 . Stansfield, W. D. ( 2011 ). Educational curriculum standards & standardized educational tests...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798628–634 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.628
Published: 01 October 2017
... content and laboratory curriculum and instruction would have any influence on the way students were able to construct biology content knowledge. Great scientists have long promoted the value of art as a component of science. Albert Einstein stated, “I'm enough of an artist to draw freely on my...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797564–570 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.564
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Rochester Institute of Technology. (n.d.) . Undergraduate Graduation Requirements, General Education Curriculum-Liberal Arts and Sciences . Retrieved from https://www.rit.edu/programs/undergraduate-graduation-requirements#newgened Sorte, C. J. , Ibáñez, I. , Blumenthal, D. M. , Molinari, N. A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797538–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.538
Published: 01 September 2017
... ). Reclaiming race as a topic of the US Biology textbook curriculum . Science Education , 99 , 1092 – 1117 . Edgar, H. J. H. , & Hunley, K. L. ( 2009 ). Race reconciled? How biological anthropologists view human variation . American Journal of Physical Anthropology , 139 , 1 – 4 . Fuentes...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796466–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.466
Published: 01 August 2017
... biology curriculum increases student learning: A four year study of “teams and streams.” Advances in Physiological Education , 287 , 199 – 209 . Miller, T. , & Spoolman, S. ( 2015 ). Environmental Science ( 15th ed.). Belmont, CA : Brooks-Cole . Minner, D. , Levy, A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796442–449 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.442
Published: 01 August 2017
... educators are not using formative assessment productively. Instructors are assessing the wrong aspects of the curriculum (case study details vs. concepts), choosing the wrong methods of assessment (open-ended writing without proper guidance), and taking too long to respond to student work. As science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795387–392 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.387
Published: 01 May 2017
... medical case study. Many students relish science and are considering careers in the medical field; therefore our students appreciated the opportunity to think as one in the medical field. One student stated, “We felt like we were actual doctors conducting a test instead of just students.” Our class also...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795351–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.351
Published: 01 May 2017
... . NAAW (National Association of American Wineries) . ( 2014 ). About the United States Wine and Grape Industry . Retrieved from http://wineamerica.org/policy/by-the-numbers NRC-NA (National Research Council of the National Academies) . ( 2003 ). BIO 2010. Transforming Undergraduate Education for...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794288–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.288
Published: 01 April 2017
... . ( 2013 ). Next Generation Science Standards: For states, by states . Washington, DC : National Academies Press . Available at http://www.nap.edu/catalog/18290/next-generation-science-standards-for-states-by-states . Smith, M. U. , & Baldwin, J. T. ( 2015 ). Making sense of Hardy-Weinberg...