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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818561–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.561
Published: 01 October 2019
...Kathryn S. Craven; Alex Collier; Jay Y. S. Hodgson Field investigations represent an excellent opportunity to integrate the Next Generation Science Standards to complement and enhance both classroom and laboratory instruction. This inquiry-based exercise is designed to introduce students to the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789707 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.707
Published: 01 November 2016
... . 2016 This is an exciting yet potentially challenging time to be a science teacher in the United States. We are fast approaching a reality in which schools in the majority of states will use the same document to guide science teaching and learning. Of course, I am talking about the Next...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.43
Published: 01 January 2020
...Cynthia Welsh; Mary Hedenstrom; Michele Hollingsworth Koomen This article illustrates how a seventh-grade life science unit connects to the Science and Engineering Practices and Nature of Science in the Next Generation Science Standards and used science fair projects as a context for students to...
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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
... throughout the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Although model-based learning and curriculum are not novel in educational theory, only recently has modeling taken center stage in K–12 national standards for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classes. We present a variety 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
... promotes students' deep learning about phenomena via engagement in authentic scientific practices. Some university instructors have begun to facilitate MBI in their courses, notably those aimed at aspiring K–12 science educators who, per the Next Generation Science Standards, are encouraged to implement...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81140–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.40
Published: 01 January 2019
... biology, human physiology, and more. An understanding of the nature of science, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is implicated. Figure 1. Diagram depicting the changes in conditions, vegetation, and adaptation of peoples in the Sahara...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817520–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.520
Published: 01 September 2019
... concept in the Life Sciences discipline of the Next Generation Science Standards. References Costa, J.M. , Grant, O.M. & Chaves, M.M. ( 2013 ). Thermography to explore plant–environment interactions . Journal of Experimental Botany , 64 , 3937 – 3949 . Donovan, D.A...
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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
... the challenges to its inclusion in science classes. In addition, I outline proposals, including those in the Next Generation Science Standards, for those aspects of NOS that should be featured in science classes. Finally, I discuss distinctions in NOS specific to the science of biology and conclude...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785370–375 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.370
Published: 01 May 2016
...Wendy R. Johnson The National Research Council's Framework for K–12 Science Education and the resulting Next Generation Science Standards call for engaging students in the practices of science to develop scientific literacy. While these documents make the connections between scientific knowledge...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803221–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.221
Published: 01 March 2018
...Catherine L. Quinlan To create and implement meaningful tasks that go beyond the cognitive processes of understanding and that integrate all three dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is challenging for both educators and curriculum makers. This issue is compounded when...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815340–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.340
Published: 01 May 2019
...Courtney Goode Given that science and engineering practices are a large focus in the Next Generation Science Standards, biology teachers need to find ways to incorporate the engineering design process into their curriculum. To address this need, I present a lesson that allows for student...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815334–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.334
Published: 01 May 2019
... field skills, and work collaboratively. This experiment aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards. Figure 1. Plasticine model caterpillar (left) next to a real notodontid caterpillar (right). Figure 1. Plasticine model caterpillar (left) next to a real notodontid caterpillar (right...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81279–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... life on Earth and of human origins. It constitutes a unifying explanatory framework that can generate a powerful affective commitment to the subject. The concept map provided here is tied to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Figure 4. Part of the concept map showing what processes, in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.92
Published: 01 February 2018
... addresses these goals by engaging students in parallel selection experiments with biological and digital model organisms. These activities address multiple learning objectives in the AP Biology Curriculum Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards while engaging students in authentic science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798661–667 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.661
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sarah N. Deffit; Cori Neff; Jennifer R. Kowalski The use of primary scientific inquiry and experimentation to develop students’ understanding of methodologies used by scientists and the nature of science is a key component of the Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Introduction to inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789755–763 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.755
Published: 01 November 2016
... the Next Generation Science Standards provide flexibility in how curriculum and instruction are structured to meet learning goals, there are few examples of existing curricula that portray the integration of these dimensions as “three-dimensional learning.” Here, we describe a collaborative board game...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795344–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.344
Published: 01 May 2017
...Gillian Puttick; Brian Drayton Until new materials are available that reflect the conceptual shift in teaching required by the Next Generation Science Standards, teachers will need to evaluate existing materials and consider strategies for adaptation. In this article, we demonstrate one strategy...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 805385–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.5.385
Published: 01 May 2018
...Adeline Schlussel; Alexander Rhoades; Kelly Y. Neiles; Samantha L. Elliott Biomagnification influences the movement of environmental contaminants and relates to food chains and the transfer of matter in ecosystems, concepts that are found in the Next Generation Science Standards . Consequently, we...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768508–515 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.4
Published: 01 October 2014
...Yael Wyner; Jonathan Becker; Bruce Torff Both the old National Science Education Standards (NSES) and the recent Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) devote significant resources to learning about human environmental impact. Whereas the NSES advocate learning about human environmental impact in...
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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
...Catherine L. Quinlan Biology is often taught as disconnected facts, even though the subject itself provides a holistic approach to the study of life, particularly through the overarching frame of evolution. The Framework for K–12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards promote a...