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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 725–732.
Published: 01 November 2016
... – 92 . Andrews, T.M. , Leonard, M.J. , Colgrove, C.A. & Kalinowski, S.T. ( 2011 ). Active learning not associated with student learning in a random sample of college biology courses . CBE Life Sciences Education , 10 , 394 – 405 . Armbruster, B.B. ( 2000 ). Taking notes from...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 308–314.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., how generalizable these results may be for other fields, levels of study, or types of institution. I have personally maintained a very flexible makeup-exam policy, sometimes asking for a doctor's note or Googling a loved one's obituary to verify an excuse, but otherwise allowing students to take...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 277.
Published: 01 May 2020
... generations. The Biology Club and PTK now use the campus Earth Day Awareness event as their platform to achieve this goal, while continually seeking new avenues for everyday environmental improvement and sustainability. It was during the trash pickup that one of the students noted the abundant amount of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 315–322.
Published: 01 May 2020
... fluorescent protein (RFP) gene. You will now run a gel electrophoresis experiment using DNA samples simulated from the gene knock-out and gene knock-in scenarios outlined above. Teacher's Note: Due to space limitations, background information and specific instructions for running...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 348–356.
Published: 01 May 2020
... science knowledge. The GJWs were distributed as a packet to students at the beginning of the trip. Students individually completed a one-page, front-back GJW each day using their notes, texts, and trip experiences. They also documented key terms, important concepts, and species of interest daily...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2020
...://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html . Editors of The Lancet ( 2010 ). Retraction—Ileal-lymphoid-nodular hyperplasia, non-specific colitis, and pervasive developmental disorder in children . Lancet , 375 , 445 . Jones , J.H. ( 2007 ). Notes on R o . https://web.stanford.edu/~jhj1...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 279–288.
Published: 01 May 2020
... extending their shelf life ( Waltz, 2016 ). Interestingly, in 2018 the USDA noted a distinction between gene modification and gene editing, at least with regard to plants. Whereas gene modification refers to the introduction of foreign DNA (i.e., from another species), gene editing refers to changes...
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A flowchart for the engineering design process. It is important to <b>note</b> tha...
Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. A flowchart for the engineering design process. It is important to note that the process is ongoing, and it is often necessary to revisit previous steps during the process. This is just one example of the repetition of steps that may need to take place. Figure 1. A flowchart for the More
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 227–233.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Note that the heat lamp lizard (ectotherm) was basking and had consistently higher temperature readings than the mouse (endotherm). Immediately following the activity, a series of follow-up questions were asked to allow the students to reflect on their knowledge (see above). When reviewing...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and Roach Spray, Raid House and Garden Spray, and Hot Shot Fogger) seemed to be most effective against isolates from Central Park and Thain Forest; Newtown Creek isolates were least affected, and some students noted that these isolates increased their pigment production in the presence of pesticides...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 241–246.
Published: 01 April 2020
... tissue from dead leaves, and this may resemble the damage caused by herbivores feeding on live leaves. Students may be able to differentiate them by estimating the age of the damage, and by noting other signs such as mucus trails or damage by opportunistic microbes that colonized damage sites when the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
... their lab group, outside of the lab period, for a total of 11 sampling sites that varied in mean annual temperature. Note that collecting permits may be required for some locations. During field-trip weeks, students are expected to process and prepare leaf samples outside of lab hours. Processing is...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 181.
Published: 01 March 2020
... discovery – to science. When our family read Power Up at bedtime, our preschooler started piping up: “I do that!” – which we imagine to be the exact response Fishman and Greenberg hoped for. Fishman explains in an author's note that the book's title and framing device are intended as a playful take on...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2020
... techniques. Homework assignments consisted of completing short-answer questions, drawing diagrams, and matching. Students were also required to make summary notes of their readings and various video assignments. Lecture homework was aligned with the lab techniques that were being completed in a given lab...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 158–161.
Published: 01 March 2020
... these students of working closely with a professor, creating their own hypothesis, investigating different phenomena, and analyzing data in order to write a complete scientific paper. Also, it is important to note that some students who were involved in the article writing likely went on to pursue more...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 128–129.
Published: 01 February 2020
... this is the true focus of the book: presentation of the plant families themselves. Two to four pages for each family provide information about size, range, origin, flowers, fruits, leaves, and uses. The authors make note of invasive species and the care gardeners must take in planting decisions to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 February 2020
... students have noted as a highlight of the course. Figure 1. Skeleton typogram by Aaron Kuehn. Figure 1. Skeleton typogram by Aaron Kuehn. My one-semester Comparative Anatomy and Physiology elective is designed to give sophomore through senior high school students a basic understanding of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 93–101.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... Culturally competent instruction may be effective for some evangelical students, but future research could explore how to increase its efficacy among this population of students. Note 1. Given the religious nature of The Language of God , assigning this book for students to read in a biology course...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 81–84.
Published: 01 February 2020
... ultimately decided not to include “Scopes” in their child's name. Historian Adam Shapiro (2013 , p. 4) noted that the Scopes Trial and the historically inaccurate (but popular) movie Inherit the Wind “cemented the name Scopes becoming a label of derision employed by those who saw evolution as an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 72–79.
Published: 01 February 2020
... also subjected to radiocarbon analysis ( Helfinstine & Roth, 2007 ), is also part of the uranium-rich Morrison Formation. As previously noted, 14 C is one of the decay products of 238 U and of some of its daughter isotopes. Fossil wood. YEC teams have reported that Mesozoic petrified...