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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758592 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.13b
Published: 01 October 2013
... writer Jacob Berkowitz is like going on a discovery walk through the annals of who’s-who in astrobiology, a budding new field that studies the origin, evolution, and distribution of life on earth, in the universe, and more. It is filled with name-dropping, anecdotes (a bit of an overload of them...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1994; 56270 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449754
Published: 01 February 1994
... Villanova University Villanova, PA 19085-1699 Origin & Evolution of Life Revisited Dear Editor: Recent letters to the editor have pro- vided valuable criticism of the posi- tions concerning the origin and evo- lution of life put forth by Mills, Lancaster and Bradly in the February, 1993 issue of The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 555262–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449656
Published: 01 May 1993
... State University East Lansing, MI 48824-1031 Origin of Life & Evolution in Textbooks Article Draws Criticism Dear Editor: In the February 1993 issue of The American Biology Teacher, Mills, Lan- caster and Bradley criticize high school biology textbooks generally for failing to present evidence that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 554197 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449631
Published: 01 April 1993
... readers. J. D. Andrade, Ph.D. Director, Center for Integrated Science Education University of Utah, 2480 MEB Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Critique on Origin of Life & Evolution in Biology Textbooks Is Criticized Dear Editor: When I received the February 1993 issue of ABT, I immediately turned with interest to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 55278–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449589
Published: 01 February 1993
... Dose, K. (1988). The origin of life: More questions than answers. Interdisciplinary Science Review, 13, 348-356. Dose 348 13 Interdisciplinary Science Review 1988 Goodman, H.D., Graham, L.E., Emmel, T.C. & Shechter, Y. (1991). Biology today. Orlando, FL: Holt, Rinehart & Winston...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1989; 515286–288 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448926
Published: 01 May 1989
.... & McFadden, C. (1983). Ele- ments of biological science (3rd ed.). New York: Norton & Co. Keeton 3 Elements of biological science 1983 Morowitz, H. (1986). Mayonnaise and the or- igin of life. New York: Berkley Publishing Group. Morowitz Mayonnaise and the origin of life 1986 Mowat...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1983; 458431–432 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447748
Published: 01 December 1983
... of Life: A Demonstration of Redi's Experiment Nathan Dubowsky Elliott M. Hartman, Jr. Westchester Community College Valhalla, New York 10595 Central to almost any classroom discussion of the possible origins of life on Earth is a description of Francesco Redi's classical experi- ment that disproved...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1982; 449543–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447601
Published: 01 December 1982
... and the Origin of Life Alan R. P. Journet Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 One of the main goals of general biology programs is to explain the process of evolution. Despite long discussions of the process and its consequences, I have found students often retain their...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1974; 363161–181 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4444705
Published: 01 March 1974
...Sidney W. Fox Copyright 1974 National Association of Biology Teachers References AKABORI, S. 1959. On the origin of the fore-protein. In The origin of life on the Earth, ed. by A. I. Oparin et al. Perga- mon Press, New York. P. 189. Akabori On the origin of the fore-protein 189...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1967; 294286–294 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441702
Published: 01 April 1967
...James L. Koevenig; Billie R. Carpenter; Dale Mathey; Paul Mitschler Copyright 1967 The National Association of Biology Teachers Literature Cited 1 Clark, F. and R. L. M. Synge, ed. 1959. Pro- ceedings of the first international symposium on the origin of life on the earth. International...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1965; 2710771–772 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4441180
Published: 01 December 1965
...Elwood B. Ehrle Copyright 1965 National Association of Biology Teachers Notes on the Teaching of Evolution IV. Paperback Literature on Cosmic Evolution and the Origin of Life * Elwood B. Ehrle, State University College, Geneseo, New York A previous note in this series began a sur- vey of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1961; 236353–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4439620
Published: 01 October 1961
..., not so remote, but nevertheless, in the future. All the same, we must not sit idle. We ought- right now-to carry on purposeful studies which will bring us closer to man's coveted goal-the exploration of remote worlds. Tracing the Origin of Life A. VOLOGDIN Corresponding Member, U. S. S. R. Academy of...
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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. 2019; 812120–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.120
Published: 01 February 2019
...Michael I. Dorrell Evolution is a central principle of biology. However, key aspects of evolution can be very difficult to model in a classroom setting. Two such key principles are (1) how the accumulation of small, relatively minor modifications can lead to the diversity of life over extended...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1998; 60110–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450404
Published: 01 January 1998
...Gerald F. Joyce; Leslie E. Orgel Copyright 1998 The National Association of Biology Teachers References Joyce, G.F. (1989). RNA evolution and the origins of life. Nature, 338, 217-224. Joyce 217 338 Nature 1989 Joyce, G.F. (1992). Directed molecular evolution. Sci- entific...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786502–508 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.502
Published: 01 August 2016
... relate their findings to a real-life application of social significance. This lab experience was designed using a four-step pedagogical framework originally developed at a four-year university in a sophomore-level molecular and cell biology course. The creators of the pedagogical framework at the four...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.357
Published: 01 May 2020
..., “by far the most important event in my life,” which “determined my whole career.” Few scientists are as important to biology as Darwin, and few periods in his life were as formative, so it is hardly surprising that a significant segment of the Darwin industry is devoted to recounting, contextualizing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825358–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.358
Published: 01 May 2020
... role in many of the countless chemical cycles that take place on our planet. The most important of these is the central role carbon plays in the biochemistry of life. An entire field of chemistry, named organic chemistry, is based on the interactions carbon has with the other elements, as long as...
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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
.... This learning module is designed to engage students in the process of science, provide them with active learning experiences using online bioinformatics tools, and foster their appreciation for the evolutionary connections across the tree of life. * Erin L. McCullough and Lauren Verdeflor are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825296–305 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.296
Published: 01 May 2020
... textbooks to better understand where students' ideas about meiosis may originate or grow from ( Wright et al., 2017 ). While not a perfect resource, textbooks are frequently used in college science courses because they contain extensive information about the particular subject and are one medium in which...