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The American Biology Teacher. 1972; 344206–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4443887
Published: 01 April 1972
... Biology Teacher 1971 U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION. 1970. A new role for American edu- cation. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Relationships of Social Sciences and Natural Sciences in Ecologic Education By VAL ARNSDORF Some problems implicit in the title need to be rec- ognized...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 527427–428 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449158
Published: 01 October 1990
...Jura Vasiliauskas; Marian Zimmerman Copyright 1990 National Association of Biology Teachers How Books & Bones Microscopes -- Do Models: A Natural Science It Study Area in a Library Setting Jura Vasiliauskas Marian Zimmerman Picture yourself as a student with the following problems: 1. You are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1967; 293221–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441670
Published: 01 March 1967
...Richard G. Dawson Copyright 1967 The National Association of Biology Teachers A Natural Science Camp for Pre-Teens * Richard G. Dawson, Naturalist, Kansas City, Missouri, Parks and Recreation Department A detailed account is given here of an elementary pupil science camp. The pictures were...
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Published: 01 November 2010
Figure 1. Nature of science: dimensions of reliability in science. Figure 1. Nature of science: dimensions of reliability in science.
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The American Biology Teacher. 1956; 183133–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438792
Published: 01 March 1956
...Dorothy Alfke The Guidance of Young W omen for Careers in Natural Sciences DOROTHY ALFKE Penn State College As in most of our guidance work with voung people, the guidance of young women for careers in natural sciences presents some special challenges. We must be able to inform interested girls of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1954; 16484–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438597
Published: 01 April 1954
.... Washington 25, D. C. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN NATUR SCIENCE EDUCATION DOROTHY E. ALFKE, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Penna. Most of us who are teaching biological sci- ences in the classrooms are happily aware that other agencies besides schools are contributing to the natural science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1951; 135106–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438268
Published: 01 May 1951
...Emery L. Will [Footnotes] 1 paper presented at American Nature Study Society meeting held in conjunc- tion with annual meeting of American Asso- ciation for Advancement of Science (Pacific Division) at Salt Lake City, Utah, June 22, 1950 American Nature Study Society meeting held in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1945; 8356–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4437668
Published: 01 December 1945
...Ralph W. Dexter Ecology Hub of the Pure and Applied Natural Sciences RALPH W. DEXTER Kent State University, Kent, Ohio There are no fish in Northbranch Creek. Once they were abundant, and Northbranch Creek was locally famous as a site for wholesome recreation. But why are there no fish there today...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 4. Representation (%) of science practices and nature of science. Figure 4. Representation (%) of science practices and nature of science.
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79281–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.81
Published: 01 February 2017
... : John Wiley and Sons . Jenner, A. R. ( 2014 ). Macroevolution of animal body plans: Is there science after the tree? BioScience , 64 , 653 – 664 . Justi, R. S. , & Gilbert, J. K. ( 2002 ). Modelling, teachers’ views on the nature of modelling, and implications for the education of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814256–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.256
Published: 01 April 2019
... ideal case study for students learning fundamentals of soil and plant interactions. Soils and biochar are accessible, are connected to global issues such as agriculture and climate change, and are the focus of ongoing research in soil science. These classroom experiments promote authentic science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797516–524 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.516
Published: 01 September 2017
... et al., 2002 ; Shiao et al., 2012 ) and ongoing racial tensions in the United States, it is imperative that biology professors actively engage students in introductory and upper-level courses. This paper presents a tested approach used in an introductory natural science course (for undergraduate, non...
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Published: 01 March 2012
Figure 2. A summary of the three main domains of nature of science (NOS) and the accompanying subunits most appropriate for inclusion in science instruction (modified from McComas, 2008a ). Figure 2. A summary of the three main domains of nature of science (NOS) and the accompanying subunits
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.163
Published: 01 March 2018
... context matters immensely. When race is construed as biological, it easily becomes, in turn, an inherent feature of nature, apparently validated by the authority of science. Humans often tend to see nature as having intention or purpose (whether by an omniscient guide or by the vague hand of a secular...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792135–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.135
Published: 01 February 2017
... to promote active learning about evolution, the nature of science, and methods used to construct scientific knowledge. Importantly, we address several performance expectations suggested by the Next Generation Science Standards. Table 1. Performance expectations suggested by the Next Generation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2006; 684200–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451967
Published: 01 April 2006
... maintaining pressure on students' naive views concerning the nature of science. Interchange, 28(2&3), 191-204. Clough 2 191 28 Interchange 1997 Costa, A. & Kallick, B. (2000). Describing 16 habits of mind. Available online at: http://www.habits-of-mind.net/pdf/ 16HOM2.pdf. Eichman...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785404–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.404
Published: 01 May 2016
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Data evolution nature of science biology research projects journals inquiry literacy Why do some people become dependent on drugs while others that are exposed to the same...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803175–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.175
Published: 01 March 2018
...-crossing social and ethical issues in biology arts in the natural sciences teaching for the affective domain Let one puppet voice creationist viewpoints, and the other puppet—a biologist—should respond to those ideas. The scientist puppet could discuss evidence for evolution, such as...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777485–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.2
Published: 01 September 2015
...William F. McComas The nature of science (NOS) is an often neglected part of science teaching, yet it provides a vital background for students, detailing how science and scientists work and how scientific knowledge is created, validated, and influenced. Here, I review the concept of NOS and some of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777481–482 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.1
Published: 01 September 2015
... central to scientific literacy. Such cases typically revolve around understanding not just scientific concepts, but how science works. They are gateways into learning about the nature of science, or NOS. First, survey the news. What is going on that matters to a better society, to our daily lives, and...